Poults and chicks together???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by TarHeelBlue, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Songster

    Jan 2, 2011
    Yukon, Oklahoma
    I would like to put my poults and chicks together for a while, but am concerned with the feed. I have poult food, but have heard that poults cannot have medicated chick feed. the poults are 3 weeks old. Will this hurt them now??
  2. FMAFarms

    FMAFarms Songster

    Feb 20, 2011
    Rural Michigan
    Why not get a bag of flock starter, that can be fed to poults and ducklings and goslings and chicks, but keep a couple of the small, circular chick feeders with them, filled with medicated chick starter? The poults should be too big to eat at the feeder, but the chicks should have no problem. I guess it depends more than anything on the age of the poults and the age of the chicks!

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