When do I switch from medicated chick start?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nakstk, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. nakstk

    nakstk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2011
    Kalama, Washington
    We have 5 Speckled Sussex they are just over 9 weeks old. We have maybe 2 weeks worth of the medicated chick start left. Is it time to switch them to just a grower now? Also my chickens love crabgrass is it safe for them to eat or will it mess with their nutritional balance. They mainly eat their chick start. The crabgrass is a treat they get when I am weeding the garden.
  2. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2009
    Quote:I switch when the bag runs out. And I do put grass/clover greens in for them.

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