feed question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chicky lady, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. chicky lady

    chicky lady Out Of The Brooder

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    I was getting mash for my chickens but they were making a mess with it so I switched to pellets. I mixed them until I ran out of the mash but they don't seem to be eating the pellets. What should I do? Will the eventually get used to the pellets?
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    You can eliminate the mess with mash by making it a little damp. This sort of "glues" it together in a kind of porridge that the birds seem to like very much. Pellets take their time adjusting to pellets.

    Personally, I don't like mixing different kinds of feed. They just seem to pick thru and toss aside what they don't prefer.
     

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