is 3 percent calcium too much for a 4 1/2 month old

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sneaton1, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. sneaton1

    sneaton1 Out Of The Brooder

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    i just got a new pullet that is 4 1/2 months old and i was wondering if i can feed her the prince laying feed? i also have a 6 month old BO that has been on layer since she was 4 months, she was on it when i got her so i just left her on it (the guy said he has never had a problem with feeding layer). i have a older laying hen that lays daily so i want her to get extra calcium. i let them free range most of the day so they dont eat much of the store bought food anyway. if they are not eating much of the food is it still bad for them? i noticed that the younger pullets eat alot when theyre ranging(mostly greens), and the BO is getting really red so she should be laying any day now.
     
  2. Nemo

    Nemo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At four-and-a-half months old, she is 18 to 21 weeks old. She should be fine on the layer feed.
     

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