Switching chick starter to flock raiser for free-ranging chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by vnploveschickens, Jul 30, 2017.

  1. Hello, Just wondering if it would be ok to let my 2 - 5 week old chicks to start flock raiser feed that my mixed flock eat. My experienced broody hen, Luna, has them out and about with her since they were about 5 days old. Should I continue with chick starter?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Crowing

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    I always used something like 2x4 wire with the chicks food behind it---only they can get to it and fed them chick feed. But They should be able to eat the flock raiser.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    They'll be fine on flock raiser. It's all I feed my flock from the day they hatch.
     
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  4. Thank you very much!
     
  5. Thank you very much!
     
  6. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    I too only feed Flock Raiser to everyone, with separate oyster shell. If I needed to feed chicks amprolium medicated starter, that would be different. Mary
     

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