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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rweirich, Jun 5, 2007.

  1. rweirich

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    How much feed should 100 grown chickens eat a day.
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Are they free-ranging or housed in a coop and run?
     
  3. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Confined hens (leghorns) eat approximately 115 gm per day (0.25 lb). So 100 hens would eat about 25 lb per day. Of course, if you have heavy hens I am sure that number will be about 20-25% higher. If you free-range, it will be less. Too many factors to get a real accurate number.
     
  4. rweirich

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    coop and run
     

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