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Chickens won't eat their feed anymore

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tarann, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. tarann

    tarann New Egg

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    I've been giving my chickens Barale poultry feed for a few months now, and now they won't eat it anymore. They just dig through it and then leave a mess of food everywhere. I also noticed they try to eat the cats dry food I leave out for them. I usually have it separated but occasionally the chickens sneak through the gate I have separating the hill and they dig in. Are my chickens tired of their food, should I finish the bag I already bought (which is 3/4 full still) or change their food? Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is it just the current bag? What's the manufacturing date? I would suspect something is wrong with it or it's stale. Chickens if allowed will always pick through their feed and spoon it out of the feeder.
     

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