What should I feed my chickens ??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kiyomi, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. kiyomi

    kiyomi Out Of The Brooder

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    They're getting older now, they're about 3 months old. Should i stop feeding them chick feed and move to something else?? Or when would be a good time to switch their food??
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    You can move away from medicated feed at this age if that's what you're currently using. Continuing with a non medicated starter/grower is perfectly fine. In reality there is no need to ever switch excepting form of feed if you experience a lot of waste. We go to a pellet form all flock type feed once the chicks are around 12 weeks of age. Find that to be less waste of feed. For that we use Turkey/Gamebird finisher. Otherwise, with small chicks about we use non medicated starter/grower for entire flock. Toss oyster shell on ground once a week or have in side feeder for calcium supplement once the pullets come into lay.
     
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