What to do with food

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by itsybitsyfroggy, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a flock of five pullets that I am feeding a layers diet. I am thinking about getting more chicks. when I put them in the coop with the others, should I change the diet to a regular starter feed or keep it at the layers diet?
     
  2. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep feedin them chick starter. You shouldn't start feeding layer until everybody is laying, even then its okay to give them chick. Change your Pullets back to chick, then just keep the whole expanded flock on starter until even the newbies are laying. :)
     
  3. itsybitsyfroggy

    itsybitsyfroggy Out Of The Brooder

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    Will the layers be alright with starter feed?
     

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