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When do you start feeding chicks normal hen food?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Henly, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. Henly

    Henly Hatching

    Apr 15, 2007
    My chicks are 6 days old now and this is only my 2nd time to get chicks. When do i start feeding my chicks hen food?
  2. chickiepooh

    chickiepooh In the Brooder

    Mar 16, 2007
    Otsego, Minnesota
    Are they egg layers? If so, keep them on chick mash until they start to lay eggs. Mine started laying at about 22 weeks.

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