ran out of grower feed can i feed my leghorns layer feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by blueseal, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are 17 weeks old today white leghorns
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes.

    It's all chicken feed and a little difference in protein won't matter
     
  3. Alethea

    Alethea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. They are on the verge of the age when you'd change anyway. The layer feed has more calcium which you don't want to give to younger chicks because it can cause bone deformities. It's all chicken feed.
     
  4. madmantrapper

    madmantrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At seventeen weeks the extra calcium is not going to hurt them any.
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I agree. It won't hurt them. [​IMG]
     
  6. ChickenAl

    ChickenAl Diagnosis...Chicken-Headed

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    Sounds about right. Might as well keep them on it from here on too.
     

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