Chick Crumbles – 4kg
A premium quality chicken feed for day old layer chicks up to 6 weeks old.
- A complete food for day old layer chicks up to 6 weeks old
- High in protein for healthy growth (22% minimum)
- The feed is crumbled so young chicks can consume it easily
- Contains a coccidiostat to aid the prevention of coccidiosis
A complete food for day old layer chicks up to 6 weeks old
Peters Chick Crumbles is a nutritionally balanced chicken starter feed specially formulated for day old chicks up to 6 weeks of age. It contains all the ingredients necessary to support the health and growth of young chicks after hatching.
The chicken feed is manufactured in crumble form so small chicks can eat and digest it easily.
Contains a coccidiostat to aid the prevention of coccidiosis, a common intestinal disease in poultry caused by the Eimeria parasite.
Peters Chick Crumbles is a complete food for layer chicks. Feed from day old to 6 weeks of age. Ensure your chicks have unlimited access to the feed and clean, fresh water at all times.
How to feed your pet baby chicks Peters Chick Crumbles:
Poultry self-feeders are a good way to ensure the feed is continuously available – place Peters Chick Crumbles in a chicken feeder. Little chicks can also be encouraged to feed by scattering the Chick Crumbles on paper placed around the feeder.
Ingredients include a selection of the following:
Wheat, Triticale, Barley, Oats, Peas, Lupins, Lentils, Beans, Soyabean, Canola, Sunflower and products derived from these ingredients. Meat meal, Fish meal, Blood meal, Fat, Limestone, Di-calcium phosphate, Sodium bicarbonate, Potassium carbonate, Salt, Lysine, Methionine, Threonine, Tryptophan, Antioxidant, Enzymes and Lasalocid sodium. Vitamins: A, D3, E, K, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenate (B5), Pyridoxine (B6), Biotin (B7), Folic acid (B9), Cobalamin (B12) and Choline. Minerals: Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Chloride, Cobalt, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Selenium and Zinc.
Typical Analysis as fed per KG:
• Crude Protein (min) 22.0%
• Crude Fat (min) 3.0%
• Crude Fibre (max) 6.0%
• Salt (NaCl) (max added) 0.35%
• Lasalocid Sodium 100ppm
Where to buy: Available at selected pet and produce stores
Weight: 4kg bag
When your baby chicks are 6 weeks old, feed them Peters Grower Pellets. Start mixing some Peters Grower Pellets with the Chick Crumbles when your chicks reach about 5 weeks old. Gradually increase the amount of Peters Grower Pellets. By 6 weeks of age, your chicks should only be eating Peters Grower Pellets.
When your young pullets are 18 weeks old, feed them a quality food for adult chickens such as Peters Free Range Poultry Mix. Start mixing Free Range Poultry mix with the Grower Pellets when your pullets reach about 17 weeks old. Gradually increase the amount so that by 18 weeks of age, your chickens are only eating Free Range Poultry mix. Your adult chickens will also be ready to try our healthy and delicious supplements such as:
- Peters Dried Mealworms
- Peters Energy Blocks with either Dried Mealworms or Herbs & Garlic
- Peters Porridge for Poultry
This feed contains Lasalocid sodium as an aid for the prevention of coccidiosis.
Do not feed to hens producing fertile eggs or game birds other than turkeys.
Do not feed to camelids, horses or other equids as it may be fatal.
- Meat: Pullets & Broilers – 3 days; Turkeys – nil
- Eggs: Birds laying eggs for human consumption or processing – 14 days