Feeding a Roo

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

  1. Padfoot417

    Padfoot417 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2011
    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

    Jun 15, 2010
    Southern New Jersey
    My roosters get the same as the hens, but they free range dawn till dusk. They do fine.

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