meaties food

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by beakkeeper, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you feed a mixed flock of layers/meaties? Do you blend the layer crumble and the grower ration?
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    My advice is to separate them.
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    i agree with miss_thenorth....keep them separated. their food needs are different and the poop factor is not good for layers. disease could be an issue.
     
  4. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say that if you are going to keep them together go with the Layer food. You will end up with a leaner meat bird instead of fat layers.
     

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