Layer Feed and risks to younger birds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mommahen64, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. mommahen64

    mommahen64 Out Of The Brooder

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    Got my first eggs yesterday and today! When can I move to layer feed and what is the risk to the younger birds I have (approximately 3-4 weeks behind the ones laying now)?

    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. chick_magnet

    chick_magnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't think it'll effect them too much since chicken knows when they want calcium and when they don't. Chickens eat bugs with shell cover for calcium anyways.
     
  3. jaketheeggman

    jaketheeggman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started feeding my leghorns layer feed at 2 months and they lay great and healthy.
     

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