Is it ok for a mother hen to eat ckick starter/grower feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CountryBoy16, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. CountryBoy16

    CountryBoy16 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a mother silkie with chicks. Will it harm her if she eats the chick feed?
     
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Not at all. Lots of folks avoid feeding a laying hen medicated feed because of concerns about her eggs being medicated but a broody won't lay until the chicks are grown.
     

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