are there any hormones in layina?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by urban chicks, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. urban chicks

    urban chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been feeding purina/layina to my flock and their egg laying is the same as during the summer and in the winter hens usually slow down laying or completely stop and mine are laying like in the summer and i just wanted to know if this is normal and if this is because there are hormones in the feed.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Purina says this on their website about the SunFresh stuff (both Layenas are one in that category I think?)
    "And like all Purina[​IMG] SunFresh[​IMG] Recipe poultry feeds, you can rest assured Purina[​IMG] Layena[​IMG] Plus Omega-3 poultry feed contains no added hormones, antibiotics, animal fat or animal by-products. Just wholesome goodness for a delicious, homegrown egg."
    Some hens, young ones especially, and of commercial breeds/crosses, and if they have added light, don't slow down much if at all for winter, so it looks like you probably just got lucky.
     
  3. Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay

    Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are NO, I repeat NO, NONE, NOT a DROP of hormones in ANY Poultry or Swine Rations in the USA.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  5. Roo Boy

    Roo Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My young hens are still pumping them out daily.
     
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  7. urban chicks

    urban chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you every one
     

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