Scratch Grains and Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by packobeagles, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. packobeagles

    packobeagles Out Of The Brooder

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    Are 11 week old chicks old enough fro scratch grains? They are about to experience their first freezing temps this week so I thought I would give them some scratch in the evening before bed for warmth.

    Also, at what age are they considered pullets?

    Thanks!
     
  2. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are considered pullets till they start laying. My PR's were about 4 1/2-5 months when they started laying. They can have scratch but try to give the bulk of their feed as starter.
     

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