Benefits of feeding whole grain v.s. processed pellets?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gatrapper, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. gatrapper

    gatrapper Out Of The Brooder

    May 20, 2015
    Hey Y'all,

    I have read about people making the switch from a regular pelletized chicken feed to a whole grain feed that they mix themselves.

    What are the benefits of feeding your chickens a whole grain diet?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    I'm no expert but I'd imagine that the biggest benefit is knowing exactly what and where your chickens' feed is sourced from. I'd suggest typing "home made chicken feeds" into the search box and seeing what pops up for more info.

    All the best

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