layer crumbles for 4 mo old silkie

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kerrysmommy, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. kerrysmommy

    kerrysmommy Songster

    Mar 15, 2010
    My house :]
    can i start giving my 4 month old silkie pullet layer crumples it is showing no sign of a comb forming so does that mean its a pullet and i can feed it layer feed mixed with cracked corn??
  2. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    At four months, it is not fully grown but very close. If you have other feed, I would wait a couple more weeks to move to layer feed.
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    Unless you have no other feed, there's no rush, really.

    Take it easy on the corn ration too. Corn is fine, but is lower on protein than full formula grower feed.

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