Back in the egg business!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rocky4052, Dec 2, 2008.

  1. Rocky4052

    Rocky4052 In the Brooder

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    My 20 white leghorns have been on "strike" for about the last 6 weeks (or more) due to a molt. Last week I followed the advice that was posted from you good people to give them some black oil sunflower seeds for more protein. Mixed them in with their layer pellets.

    Yesterday had 8 eggs, today so far have 13. They are now back to earning their keep !!!! BYC rocks!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Black oil sunflower seeds and artificial light worked well for me too! Congrats!
     
  3. Mesa

    Mesa Songster

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    Where do you get black oil sunflower seeds?
     
  4. You can get black oils (AKA BOSS) just about anywhere - even Walmart.

    I make sure to get the type that is not coated. They coat some of them with some supplement for wild birds, I prefer to buy plain seed as I already feed a balanced layer ration.
     
  5. Rocky4052

    Rocky4052 In the Brooder

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    I got mine from the hardware/feed store that I do business with. Your feed supplier should have it.
     

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