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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by wyatt015, May 23, 2016.

  1. wyatt015

    wyatt015 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 8 Rhode Island Red pullets that are 10 weeks old will be 11 weeks old this Thursday and I was wondering what type of feed to give them...

    Thanks for the help
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. CTKen

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  4. wyatt015

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    Now can i keep that and when they start to lay give them oyster shells and as they get older and not have to worry about geting layer feed ?
     
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  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Depends on whether you will have a mixed flock of age / gender. If your flock remains as it is (all pullets and the same age), then start them on layers feed and theres no need for oyster shell once they begin to lay.

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  7. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can start layer at 20 to 24 weeks..
    Never waste feed.. feed out the grower first then switch to layer about 24 weeks.. even if it's past that ..grower won't hurt..
     
  8. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Only start layer ration once you get your first egg.
    Doesn't matter if the rest haven't started laying yet.
     

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