new to guineas

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by jacoblipford, May 17, 2011.

  1. jacoblipford

    jacoblipford Out Of The Brooder

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    went to the feed store today to get dog feed walked out with 3 BR pullets and 4 guinea keets can i feed them the same type of food there all about 2 weeks old im feeding dumor starter and grower would that be okay or do i need to go to game bird starter
     
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keets should be raised on a game bird, pheasant or turkey starter feed thats at least 25% protein content (27%-30% is better) medicated with Amprolium until 6-8 wks old to help prevent and build immunity to coccidiosis. The chicks will pass the extra protein with no ill effects.
     
  3. jacoblipford

    jacoblipford Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks wasnt sure
     

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