Homestead® Chick Starter/Grower is designed for raising chicks from hatch until market or maturity. Homestead Starter/Grower contains no antibiotics or animal proteins.
Homestead Poultry feeds are made with only natural grains and proteins. These grains are balanced with vitamins and minerals to encourage optimum growth and performance. Formulated without any antibiotics, animal proteins and fats, Homestead Poultry feeds are the wholesome way to provide excellent nutrition to your flock.
Formulated to Promote Health and Immunity
Homestead Chick Starter/Grower contains Opti-Remedy, a source of essential oils, which are designed to promote the growth of good bacteria and improved gut health. Homestead Chick Starter/Grower also contains organic selenium, which supports the chick’s immunity and health systems.
Designed for Meat Birds
Homestead Chick Starter/Grower contains the energy and fortification needed by broilers or meat-type chicks.
|Crude Protein, min %||20.0|
|Lysine, min %||1.2|
|Methionine, min %||0.57|
|Crude Fat, min %||3.0|
|Crude Fiber, max %||4.0|
|Calcium (Ca), min %||0.8|
|Calcium (Ca), max %||1.3|
|Phosphorus (P), min %||0.65|
|Salt (NaCl), min %||0.2|
|Salt (NaCl), max %||0.7|
Feed Homestead Chick Starter/Grower as the sole ration to broiler chicks from hatch until market age or maturity. Homestead Chick Starter/Grower may be fed to turkeys from 10 weeks of age until market age. Provide a constant supply of clean, fresh water.
Feeding Directions for Large Breed Layers
For chicks that will be used as layers, Homestead Chick Starter/Grower can be fed until 10 weeks of age. At this time birds may transitioned to Homestead Poultry Developer. At 18 weeks of age birds should be switched to Homestead Layer ration.
- Poultry should have access to clean, fresh water at all times. When starting day-old birds or after moving or transporting birds, provide access to water before putting feed in the feeders.
- When birds have access to coarse litter or whole grains, an insoluble grit should be fed. Limit intake of grit to 1 pound per 100 pounds of feed or 2 pounds per 100 birds per week. Grit can be blended with their regular ration or offered free choice in a separate feeder.
- Do not allow feeders to run empty or stale feed to accumulate.
- Never feed any feedstuffs that are moldy, musty or suspect in any way.
Homestead Chick Starter/Grower is formulated specifically for poultry and should not be fed to other species or to poultry in large commercial operations where a more customized diet would be more appropriate.
This product, which contains added copper, should not be fed to sheep or related species that have a low tolerance to copper.
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