feeding chickens

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by ELLY1, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. ELLY1

    ELLY1 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 23, 2012
    Walsall, West Midlands
    Hi i have 3 chickens had them about 8 months they are on layers mash mixed with potatoe, I am going away soon for 5 weeks and wan to give them layers pelletts as it will be better for my friend when she looks after them, have tryed for a week but they will not eat them, so gone back to the mash, will they eat the pellets if i dont give them anythnig else, or will they starve first.
  2. jpsbcfc

    jpsbcfc Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 7, 2011
    west midlands, uk
    try combining the 2 feeds so they get both and then gradually increase the amount of layers pellets and reduce the mash.

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