No Chick Crumbs, Only Grower

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CedarGB, May 19, 2016.

  1. CedarGB

    CedarGB New Egg

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    Hi, this is my first post on the site, but I've been lurking for a while.

    I've completely run out of chick crumb as the shop didn't have any yesterday and didn't realise it was quite so low. The question is, can I feed my 4.5wk old chicks Grower (either for the day or from now on?), or should I stick with cooked egg for today?

    A quick reply would be great so I can make my mind up.

    Thanks a million :)
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2016
  2. kbky1973

    kbky1973 Out Of The Brooder

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    This will be fine to feed. Every one says this and that. Really chicks can eat any thing thay want. Feed them grower even layer mash for a day or so to get by. Grower will be good for them At this age they don't need starter any more. Change to grower full time.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    The only real difference between starter and grower food is the particle size, so they will be totally fine.

    CT
     
  4. CedarGB

    CedarGB New Egg

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    Thanks. So should I not bother buying chick crumb anymore? Have just checked the usual shop and they're still out, was about to go elsewhere..
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I wouldn't bother personally.

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  6. CedarGB

    CedarGB New Egg

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    Ok, thanks, I'll give them a go on grower then.
     

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