Can hens digest barley?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by polish15, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. polish15

    polish15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can layer hens have barley as an addition to their feed and free ranging?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I'd treat barley as a treat and just give them a bit on the side. I believe barley is one of the ingredients in the scratch I have.
     

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