Can hens digest barley?

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

  1. polish15

    polish15 In the Brooder

    Jan 27, 2008
    Can layer hens have barley as an addition to their feed and free ranging?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    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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