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When to switch from Starter to Grower?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SassyKat6181, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've gone through a 25# bag of starter mash and just bought another 25# bag of starter crumbles. When do I switch them to grower? They are 4 weeks....thanks!
     
  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Whats the difference between mash and crumbles?
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Here is a chart with a rough changing point -

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  5. LovinMyPeeps

    LovinMyPeeps Sees Wine Dots

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    You can always use starter/grower then you don't have to sweat their age until they start laying.
     
  6. SassyKat6181

    SassyKat6181 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am using Blue Seal and they offer: Starter, Grower, and Layer. They recommend starter until 8 weeks then grower. The starter is 20% protein and the grower is 15%. Being that we are in fall/winter here, should I keep them on starter then switch right to layer?
     
  7. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use starter until 6 weeks or when I run out, then grower until 17 weeks or when they start to lay. They also get kitchen scraps, vegetables, and scratch grains.
     
  8. jmtcmkb

    jmtcmkb Chillin' With My Peeps

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