What should I be feeding my birds?

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

  1. leighton3

    leighton3 Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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