what meal do i use

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by carmen chicks, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. carmen chicks

    carmen chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    is it ok to start my 6 week old chicks on growers meal
     
  2. Gerry2011

    Gerry2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, but I noticed that the grower feed is a few less percentage points than starter, so I continued (I had about a weeks worth left) with the starter and started mixing in the grower.
     
  3. BoltonChicken

    BoltonChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many continue chick starter feed until the 18th week, which is perfectly all right. Some say sixteen weeks. I have never seen where you should switch to grower feed at six weeks. In reality though, you can probably feed them just about anything. In the old days cracked corn and free ranging was just about all they got.
     

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