Which Feed in What Order?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MamaDragon, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. digitS'

    digitS' Songster

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    Quote:Flock Raiser is cheaper for you than layer pellets? Not the case here.

    If you are concerned about excess calcium for the roosters - you probably don't need to be. Ministry of Agriculture, Ontario: "It is also interesting to realize that most roosters today are fed high-calcium breeder diets, which provide 4-6x their calcium needs, yet kidney dysfunction is quite rare in these birds."

    The difference for chicks is probably that they are still growing and, therefore, have problems with a calcium imbalance.

    Nothing wrong with layer feed for your roos, I'd say.

    Steve
     

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