production reds egg laying

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bevie, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. bevie

    bevie New Egg

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    I was given 26 production reds &3 Rhode island reds (2 roosters and 1 hen) by a relative who was ill--he said they wouldn't be old enough to lay for a couple of months--but he didn't tell me anything else--due to his health we haven't really discussed them --I have several questions
    I have had them one month--am fixing to start them on laying mash-- correct?
    When will the roosters start to crow--they don't make a sound
    is there any food (sraps ) that I should not feed them???
    thanks so much
    bev
     

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