Chickens require a nutritious diet to be healthy and productive. There are several
different types of feed that will be appropriate for different ages and uses of chickens.Some manufacturers recommend starter feed for 4 weeks before moving onto grower;
whole others combine both together in a "starter/grower" feed that can last beyond
Feeding your chickens a small amounts of vegetable or dairy product should be fine
for the growing chickens, and the same goes with bugs and worms. These however should
be considered as treats for your chickens and not the main course. Starter feeds
contain everything chicks need to survive and thrive, and filling them up with too
many treats can throw off their nutritional balance.