Extra protein after a molt?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by flockof4, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. flockof4

    flockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two hens just finished their fall molt and I want to give them a little protein boost as they reform their feathers. Is this a good idea? Any suggestions for what kind of treat?
     
  2. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hardboiled egg makes a great protein supplement. That's what I'm using now for our molting flock. You can also feed mealworms, and some people feed catfood, but that's a somewhat controversial subject.
     
  3. flockof4

    flockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the advice.
     

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