FEEDING CHICKENS!! NEED ADVICE

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickenman101, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WHAT IS THE BEST THING I CAN FEED MY CHICKENS TO KEEP THEM HEALTHY
     
  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
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  3. rigagirl

    rigagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like to think my chickens are healthy, i buy wheat, oat, cracked corn and layer pellets and mix in a big bin, i also add some grit and oyster shells in there. every other day i give them black oil sunflower seeds and opposite of that day they get apples and hay. hope this helps
     
  4. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks that really helps, i have 2 that are 2 years old and 2 that are 8 or 9 mos old
     
  5. rigagirl

    rigagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are just about 10 months,i have 17 hens and i average 14 eggs a day. I also let them out a couple hrs everyday weather permitting
     
  6. chickenman101

    chickenman101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    someone gave me a bag of 16% crumble mash, i would have rather had the pellets but what is the best way to feed them this? just mix it with scratch grains??? i also have cracked corn
     
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