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does to much food harm chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by beszchick, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. beszchick

    beszchick In the Brooder

    May 1, 2014
    i have 6 month and a half hens and i feed them with corn all day ?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Corn is not a complete diet - for best health and production, chickens need a diet for each stage of their life; ie, starter, grower, finisher or layer feed.
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Most chickens eat only as much as they need. They should get a balanced diet, corn by itself is not a balanced diet for chickens. If they are a month and a half old they should be on a 18-20 percent protein grower. Corn is only round 10 percent protein.

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