What age to switch feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Willow's Meadow, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age should you switch from Purina Medicated Chick Starter to Purina Flock Raiser?
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2010
  2. cerridwenn

    cerridwenn Out Of The Brooder

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    usually between 3 and 4 months, although it says on the bag 18 weeks. i'm planning to start mixing scratch grains and flock raiser in at about 3 months old so they get used to it. mine are already in a large pen and foraging so they have enough grit to eat larger pieces and grains. if they don't go out of the coop or have a limited run you probably have to let them get bigger than 3-4 months.
     
  3. abooth

    abooth Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have been raising my chicks on flock raiser from the day they hatched. They are being raised by a broody and I didn't want her eating medicated feed.
     

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