Starter Feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bald k9, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. bald k9

    bald k9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2009
    Rural Edwardsville
    Hello At what age do I switch to regular food for my chicks? thank you for your help
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Depends on what you are feeding them, but usually switch to a laying ration close to point of lay whick is usually around the 6 month marker. [​IMG]
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    I wouldn't switch to a layer till I see the first egg. Hatchery stock will start laying before exhibition/show stock and bantam before large fowl...

    I feed a Starter/Grower like Kalmbach 1044 to chicks, growers and layers. As the birds start to lay I add some Calcium carbonate/ Feed Grade Limestone to bring up the Calcum..


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