feathering

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dianahuffman, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. dianahuffman

    dianahuffman Out Of The Brooder

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    i know protien = feathers but i want to take it a step further what food brand percent specs and supplment do you recamend for the best most bright coloring and feater growth
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    With winter coming on and my older hens molting, I have switched my chickens to a 20% egg layer pellet vs. the usual 16% they get the rest of the year.

    My waterfowls food is a 7 grain that is relatively low in protein - 13%, which is fine for them as they free range - but a few of them are molting too; so they are getting a cup of high quality cat food added to their feed pan daily.
     

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