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Feeding Chickens -

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Ebal, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. Ebal

    Ebal Out Of The Brooder

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    Relatively cold days and nights in GA. 8 hens don't appear to be eating what I would expect (My first winter)

    I am leaving a feeder full of layer pellets... available 24-7.

    They free range all day; come in coop at night to roost.

    I generally feeD the 8 hens and 4 Guinness a solo cup of scratch a day.

    My guess they are eating no more than 1/2 cup of layer pellets a day.

    I am getting 4 eggs a day from the 8 hens...

    I assume they are getting more food free ranging than I would expect to be available this time of year,

    Any concerns?
     
  2. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No they are eating all they want. Range is probably richer than what you would expect, and as long as you have a free choice feeder they should be okay.
     

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