What do you feed chicks after 8 weeks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BarredBuff, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick starter or what? Medicated?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I feed Gamebird & Turkey Grower Crumbles. It has a higher protein content than chick grower.
    I don't feed anything medicated unless I see that they need it.
     
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  3. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    depends what line of food your feeding

    If its purina you leave them on starter/grower till you get first egg, if its a line that has starter and grower seperated then you switch them to the grower till they lay. Read your bag, it will tell you when to switch.
     
  4. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thats what i feed mine too at that age
     
  5. felidaet

    felidaet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used Purina starter/grower until my chicks were 18 weeks old. Then I switched to Purina layer pellets.
     

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