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Chicken Feed Ratio/ Mix?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by KBG204, Feb 22, 2013.

  1. KBG204

    KBG204 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the best feed ratio for chickens? I want my chickens to be in the best of shape and healthy...any suggestion?
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ratio of what? Commercial feed to scratch? To greens? Different grains? Or did you mean how much per chicken?
     
  3. KBG204

    KBG204 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Different grain mixes they sometimes get grass, but mainly corn and oats. What else could I add to boost my feed?
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    A lot depends on the feed that your feeding, if your feeding a 16% protein feed like Layena SunFresh or Layena Plus I wouldn't offer any treats at all.
    Now if your feeding a better feed that is say 18% or 20% protein you can go with a 9:1 Ratio (9 lbs feed to 1 lb treats).


    Chris
     

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