layer feed vs. grower feed

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LeezyBeezy, May 15, 2010.

  1. LeezyBeezy

    LeezyBeezy Songster

    Mar 13, 2010
    Lancaster PA
    My friend gave me two 1 y.o. hens and a rooster. I thought we were getting her 8 week old chicks instead, so I bought a big bag of grower feed. Currently this is what they're eating- it's only been a few days, but can I continue to give it to them, without hurting their bodies or egg quality? I don't want to waste it- although my friend could probably use it.
  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    Does it have medication in it? They should be fine with it, just make sure they have free choice oyster shell for the calcium they need.

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