Layer feed switch?‏

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

  1. EmeraldSkye

    EmeraldSkye Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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