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

    May 23, 2008
    as long as it has similar nutrition values, it should be fine to switch.
  4. Shogun99

    Shogun99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2008
    Las Cruces, NM
    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!


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