Purina® Start & Grow®
Purina® Start & Grow For Your Backyard Flock
Start & Grow has optimum nutrition for raising laying chicks from hatch to laying age (18-20 weeks). This complete feed with 18% – protein and quality nutrients is perfect for a strong start and early hen development. Formulated with prebiotics and probiotics to support optimum digestive health and immune function.
Also available as a medicated feed with amprolium (not an antibiotic).
Features & Benefits of Purina® Start & Grow
Prebiotics and Probiotics
Supports immune and digestive health
Complete and Balanced
Wholesome, complete nutrition, no supplements necessary — all required nutrients are present
Essential Amino Acids
Excellent muscle and skeletal support. Enhanced with lysine and methionine to give birds the healthy nutrients they need for healthy growth
Exclusive Level of Marigold Extract
For brightly-colored beaks, shanks and overall appearance — A high level of xanthophyll, derived from marigolds, ensures bright coloring for a beautiful flock
Key Level of Vitamin A
Strong Vitamin A fortification helps birds grow into healthy adult birds
Optimized level of Vitamin E
A strong level of Vitamin E helps maintain a robust immune system
High Quality Nutrition
Consistent, high qualty nutrition for a strong start, optimal growth and great-looking birds
|Prebiotics, Probiotics and Yeast||Supports immune and digestive health|
|Complete and Balanced||Wholesome, complete nutrition, no supplements necessary — all required nutrients are present|
|Essential Amino Acids||Excellent muscle and skeletal support. Enhanced with lysine and methionine to give birds the healthy nutrients they need for healthy growth|
|Exclusive Level of Marigold Extract||For Brightly-colored beaks, shanks and overall appearance — A high level of xanthophyll, derived from marigolds, ensures bright coloring for a beautiful flock|
|Key Level of Vitamin A||Strong Vitamin A fortification helps birds grow into healthy adult birds|
|Optimized level of Vitamin E||A strong level of Vitamin E helps maintain a robust immune system|
|High Quality Nutrition||Consistent, high qualty nutrition for a strong start, optimal growth and great-looking birds|
Store in a dry, well-ventilated area free from rodents and insects. Never use moldy or insect-infested feed.
ANIMAL PROTEIN–AND FAT-FREE. Contact your local manufacturing plant for a current feed tag.
Quality Controlled by Purina Mills® Research
|Protein, not less than||18.0%|
|Lysine, not less than||0.88%|
|Methionine, not less than||0.32%|
|Crude Fat, not less than||3.0%|
|Crude Fiber, not more than||5.0%|
|Calcium, not less than||0.75%|
|Calcium, not more than||1.25%|
|Salt, not less than||0.35%|
|Salt, not more than||0.85%|
|Vitamin A||5,000 IU/lb|
|Vitamin E||14 IU/lb|
Feed Form: Crumbles
How and When to Feed:
- Feed Purina Mills® Start & Grow® SunFresh® Recipe as the sole ration to free-range and confined chickens (including backyard egg producers, small to medium breeds and fancy and exotic breeds) free-choice from hatch until laying age (18-20 weeks).
- At 18-20 weeks of age, feed Purina Mills® Layena® SunFresh® Recipe free-choice.
- Always provide shelter and a constant supply of fresh, clean water.
- Consumption will vary depending upon season of the year, nutritional needs of the animals and availability of other foods.
A feeding program is only as effective as the management practices. Actual results can vary depending upon feed intake, environmental conditions and the quality of management practices.