I might have screwed up

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by markmc, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. markmc

    markmc Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 24, 2010
    Cedaredge, Colorado
    I ran out of starter about 3wks back and I asked the guy at the feed store if I should switch them to Layena or keep them on the starter since the only starter the feed store carries is medicated and I read on here that you cant eat the eggs that come out of chickens on medicated feed. I was thinking the chickens were about 15-16wks then and would be laying before the 50lb bag ran out. He recommended I switch to the Layena even though they have not started laying yet--so I did. Now I just sat down and calculated it out and I think that the chickens are just now 17-18wks old. They still seem to be growing well and are very active with no signs of sickness but still no eggs at all. Did I mess up the chickens physiologically by doing this or will they probably be OK. Just curious. Thanks in advance.
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    They will be fine! [​IMG]

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