When to feed layer pellets to pullets

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chkinkeeper7474, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Chkinkeeper7474

    Chkinkeeper7474 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 18, 2015
    I have 16 week old pullets and my dad mistakenly got reg layer pellets instead of chick food. *___* Is it ok for them to have it? I know it's bad for especially young birds because of calcium,but they are almost laying age. I have them in with my adult birds so they have been on chick feed too.
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    16 weeks is about the age I begin to switch mine to layer feed. By this age it shouldn't hurt them. Though they may reject the pellets at first as they are used to crumble.
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2016

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