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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by collegegardener, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. collegegardener

    collegegardener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm curious about what everyone feeds their flock. I have 5 hens over 20 weeks, 2 guineas, and a rooster over 20wks old in my flock. What feeds does everyone recommend?
     
  2. tcstoehr

    tcstoehr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're in the right forum. There's about a million threads discussing feeding choices. Take a look through there and you'll find quite a bit of information.
     
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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    X2, there are a number of threads on feeding mixed flocks, this is a nice one with guineas and chickens (a lot is talking about starting with babies, but a number of posts also cover adults) https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...r-guineas-when-they-are-part-of-a-mixed-flock Most people seem to wind up feeding a Flock Raiser type food around 18%-20% protein with oyster shell on the side, or just feeding everybody Layer.
     
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  4. collegegardener

    collegegardener Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! So far I have just been feeding every layer and oyster shells on the side as well. They free range at least a couple hours everyday and get a variety of fruits & veggies as well. I just worry about the long term effects of the extra calcium on my rooster and guineas.
     

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