Layer feed switch?‏

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by EmeraldSkye, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. EmeraldSkye

    EmeraldSkye Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 1, 2013
    San Jose, California
    My girls are now 5 months old (or will be in a couple of days) but haven't started laying yet. Their combs are turning red, so that's a good start. Are there any pitfalls and/or advantages to switching them over to layer feed already, or should I wait until I see an egg show up?
  2. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2013
    Lower Alabama
    18 weeks is the recommended age for layer. Even if they aren't laying yet it will get their bodies ready for when they do start.
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