Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kmchick, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. kmchick

    kmchick Just Hatched

    Jul 19, 2016
    I was given a young chicken about a month ago and have just been giving it layers pellets as the other 2 that I have are older. But I just thought to myself maybe she is too young to be having layers? I have no idea how old she is (or even what breed to be honest). I can't seem to upload a picture. But she is smaller than my other 2 which are different breeds and she has a large comb. She was making quiet tweeting noises but is now starting to make louder noises if that helps?
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    Sounds like she is a teenager and not yet old enough to handle the Calcium in Layer feed.

    You could consider changing the flock to a feed without the Calcium and offer Oyster shells for the layers until she starts to lay?

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