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when can I feed my chicks scratch

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Denisejmdk, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. Denisejmdk

    Denisejmdk Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks are 3 months old. I would like to give them meal worms too.
     
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    They are probably ready now. Just don't overdo it. Also, make sure they have some adult grit as well.
     
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    When should I start them on layer food?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

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    When they start laying eggs. You don't know when that will be so it's best not to start too early.
    At about 18 weeks start offering oyster shell in a separate container.
     

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