Question about chick feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Mr chicken dude, May 24, 2010.

  1. Mr chicken dude

    Mr chicken dude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have my 8 week old chicks on 20% starter/grower feed and it says on the back of the bag to switch them to 15% grower/finisher at 10 weeks i think I would be fine just giving them 16%Layer feed but I wanted to if it was ok to give it to them...


    Thanks,Collin
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    If it was me I would do it..
    At 10 weeks of age they have a lot of growing to do and don't need all the extra calcium that is in layer feed.
    I would not start them on a layer till they start to lay..


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    Last edited: May 24, 2010

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