feed to 5 months old chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chick_magnet, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. chick_magnet

    chick_magnet Songster

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    I am new to the chicken business but what should i feel them during the winter as it is closely approaching. I can get my hands of a bushel of corn or soybean relatively. Like i said i am new anything would help. All I have been giving them is chick feeder.
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  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I feed my young birds all purpose chicken feed from the feed store here in town. I do know that corn by it's self does not have enough nutrition by it's self. I don't know about the soybeans. Others here should know more about the soy.
     
  3. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

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    Corn etc, is fine as a daily treat but flock raiser is best til they start laying. Then switch them to layer feed. I do feed corn and lots of other veggies, fruit etc but as a treat each day in addition to flock raiser.
    I also provide oyster shell for the older gals who are already laying.
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Ditto

    Imp
     

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