When to switch from chick starter to layer feed???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by akcharlie1960, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. akcharlie1960

    akcharlie1960 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and what to feed young roos. Can they eat layer feed when it's time to switch? Thanks for any answers.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:I keep everyone on starter/grower til the hens are at point of lay. My roosters eat the layer feed same as the pullets when it is time.
     
  3. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are integrating young pullets into an older population they will have access to the layer pellets as well as their starter feed.
    I just kept offering the starter crumbles until it was gone and then they all get layer feed.
    I don't usually mix the young ones in with the older ones until about 14-16 weeks so they are almost at laying age by that time anyway.
     

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