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Feeding a Roo

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Padfoot417, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. Padfoot417

    Padfoot417 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay so I've been wondering....
    My girls are gonna be a laying flock so I'll feed them Blue Seal Layer Pellets,but what about Peanut?
    When Peanut is grown do I have to feed him separately?
    Do roosters need a different diet than my hens?
    I just don't want him to get sick,so I wanted to find out.
    My flock isn't entirely free range because I'm gone a lot of the day and surrounded by nugget hungry predators.
    They do however get out for at least 3 or 4 hours a day,then go back inside and eat their Developer Mash.
    So will Peanut need a different diet or will he be okay eating Layer Pellets when the time comes?

    Thanks for the help!
     
  2. 33yardbirds

    33yardbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My roosters get the same as the hens, but they free range dawn till dusk. They do fine.
     

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