Layer Ration

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by TRChickenRanch, Oct 22, 2013.

  1. TRChickenRanch

    TRChickenRanch Out Of The Brooder

    Is it alright to start layer rations at 12-14 weeks? Will it hurt them?
     
  2. GreenMountainEric

    GreenMountainEric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do not start layer rations until a minimum of 18 weeks of age. Yes, it will hurt them. Severe kidney and Skeletal issues can occur.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    There just isn't anything to be gained, really. A Starter or Grower or Raiser would be more appropriate.
     
  4. TRChickenRanch

    TRChickenRanch Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you very much for the information, the chickens thank you too. :)
     

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