Anything extra?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MegaChickens, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. MegaChickens

    MegaChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    We have free range chickens and we are feeding them the Southern States - All grain - layer and breeder feed. Do I need to give them anything else like oyster shell, scratch grains, etc.?
     
  2. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    If it is a layer feed then you don't have to. You still could offer the oyster shell free choice so they have access if they need it.
     
  3. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I add a little Calf Manna in my hens feed. It gives them a little extra protein and calcium. I have never needed to add oyster shells and my egg shell are very hard.
     

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