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What to feed older chicks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CityChick02, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. CityChick02

    CityChick02 New Egg

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    Looking for some suggestions, I've got 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 Light Brahmas, 1 EE and a white leghorn. Everyone hatched around the 20th of April, and the leghorn is about 5 or so weeks older. Our leghorn started laying about 2 weeks ago, but has since stopped. Her comb isn't a huge and red and floppy as it was. Could this be because I'm still feeding them grower? Rather than a layer feed? What should I be feeding them? I was going to feed the grower crumble until they were all or mostly all laying...help?
     
  2. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can feed grower, but you MUST put out a container of free-choice oyster shell for calcium supplementation.
     

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