Switching Feed Brands

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kalisgirl, May 10, 2007.

  1. kalisgirl

    kalisgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been having trouble getting Dumor feed for my layers and chicks at TSC. They are always running out. I have been feeding Dumor to the hens for two years now. Will it hurt them to switch feed brands? Is it ok for the chicks? I know, I know I worry too much.
     
  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It should be OK. Just do it gradually. Mix some of the new in with the old first. I usually do 50/50 until I run out of the old feed. By then their bodies should be used to the new.
     
  3. kalisgirl

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    Thank you!
     

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