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does feeding VEG. increase egg production

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jk47, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. jk47

    jk47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always fed my hens purna layer pellets and scratch for treats and my hens were only laying 5eggs a day with 12hens this was on a good day and there 3years old
    Now I switch feeds to ace high and started feeding them a little less than half a home depote bucket every day and their laying 8eggs a day now and I was wondering if its the new feed or the veg
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feeding vegetables with their lower protein may decrease egg production, as eggs are mainly protein. They may have increased production because of the longer days.
     

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