What should I be feeding my birds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by leighton3, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. leighton3

    leighton3 Chirping

    Mar 22, 2013
    Hi, I have 2-3 different age groups of chickens and ducks that are all together. My oldest 2 chickens that are 19 weeks old (almost 5 months) I just got my first egg from them last night. I also have a couple birds that are between 12-19 weeks old. I know I need to start feeding layer pellets for the oldest two...should the rest of them just be on grower (what they have been eating)? Should I still put out starter feed or do they no longer need that?
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    You don't need to feed the layers, layer feed you can just use and all flock feed or grower and put a calcium supplement out, on the side for the layers. The only difference with layer and grower is the calcium.

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