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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by middleone, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. middleone

    middleone New Egg

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    My hens dont seem to eat the layers pellets that i give them they prefer to scratch around on the ground it worries me that they might not be getting enough to eat is there any thing else i can give them that is as good as pellets? thanks every one ..
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Maybe try layers mash? Thats all we can buy here in Kenya and i have not encountered one chicken that does not eat it.

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  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I found out the hard way that my girls prefer crumbles to pellets. It's the same formula but they did not like those pellets.

    Are your girls gaining/losing weight? Are they pooping all right? If that all seems to be ok, try getting crumbles next time and see if they don't eat those better than the pellets.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and :welcome

    We are glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. middleone

    middleone New Egg

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    Hi I will try crumble my hens don't seem to be under weight but I would like to see them eating their food thanks for advice [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]





    Looks like you got an answer [​IMG]
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe if you don't let them free range for a couple days they will eat their layer feed .
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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