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Temporary food question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BeautyBuffs, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. BeautyBuffs

    BeautyBuffs Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2012
    I ran out to the feed store today to get food for my chickens (layer pellets) but forgot to grab a bag of crumble for the chicks. My question is until I am able to get back to the store in a couple of days will either of these types of food I have on hand work to feed the chicks? I have the layer pellets that I can put in a blender and break it down some or I also have the gamebird ration that is already in a crumble state. Will either of these work for a few days for the chicks? They are almost 7 weeks old.
  2. So cal chickens

    So cal chickens Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 15, 2012
    I wouldnt use layer feed i would just use the gamebird feed (not as much calcium) but olny for a short time.
  3. BeautyBuffs

    BeautyBuffs Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2012
    Thank you. That is what I will use then.
  4. WI FarmChick

    WI FarmChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    As long as the game bird feed is not too high in calcium.

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