In the Brooder
- Aug 5, 2020
Everyone I've talked to says that layer feed is perfectly fine for roosters. There's enough calcium for the ladies, but not too much to hurt the roos. My chooks have been on layer feed for a month, and the rooster acts just as happy (and randy) as ever. We also give them crushed eggshells for supplemental calcium, and the boy leaves it alone except to pick some out to spread on the ground for his girls. Chickens are very smart about knowing what they can and can't eat, even along gender lines.