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What type of feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AB126, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. AB126

    AB126 New Egg

    Feb 28, 2016
    Hello. Newbie here. I've heard there are many types of feed and I'm wondering what age should you feed layer feed. Thanks.
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 7, 2012
    You can start it around 16 - 18 weeks, or when they show signs that they are getting ready to lay. Or you can keep them on Multi-Flock (around 20% protein) all the time, and offer supplemental calcium.
  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    x2. The ideal rations are Starter from 0-8 weeks, Grower from 8-16 weeks, and layer 16-18+ weeks. Multiflock is ideal if you include cockerels or other species in your flock.

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