Switching Chick Feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mylilchix, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. mylilchix

    mylilchix Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've had my 9-11 week chicks eating Purina Start & Grow. Well, yesterday when I was at the feed store i forgot to pick up chick feed there. I'm heading to another one today, but they carry a different brand. Will it be ok to switch the chicks to a different medicated feed or should I make a special trip to get the Purina?

    Thanks, Sonja
     
  2. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    I changed my chicks with no problem. JMO.
     
  3. ravenfeathers

    ravenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as long as it has similar nutrition values, it should be fine to switch.
     
  4. Shogun99

    Shogun99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I changed the chicks' feed on mine too and I got no complaints from them. I actually supplemented their new food with some pumpernickel bread and now they eat it like there was never any change at all!

    Ryan
     

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