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Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by chickypuneet, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. chickypuneet

    chickypuneet Just Hatched

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    Hi guys, anyone please tell me how much I feed to my to laying hens?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    The simplest approach is to free feed. This avoids the possibility of underfeeding resulting in poor health and production.
     
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    How to check poor production of egg
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    It depends on the breed of chicken. If you buy hybrid layers, then one would expect a very rate of egg production - most heritage breeds do not lay anything like that. I'm guessing that your chickens are "local", i.e. the likely result of generations of mixed breeds, then its not so easy to assess. However, laying almost every day between cycles of broodiness is not uncommon from such birds where I live.
     

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