Feeding Plymouths

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by max101, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. max101

    max101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I generally own Pekin Batams and have decided to go the whole hog and I got a trio of dark barred plymouth rocks.
    They are lovely massive but lovely natured.
    My question is they dont seem to eat much.
    I have given them seed mixed in with oats, grapes, pasta with scrambled egg, different types of seed and they eat it but they never really finish it.
    My pekins I have 10 hens and one rooster eat about 3 - 4 times a day
    I found lice on the plymouth roo so I have treated him for that otherwise they seem in good health.
    These birds are the size of turkeys so I have assumed they eat bulk or am I wrong?
    Thanks in advance for any responses
     
  2. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious but what is your question?

    It seems you are asking why your new birds are not eating as much? I would try to limit there meals to a very basic and blan meal and get them eating. They will not starve themselves. Then introduce 1 or 2 things every week or so. They will live with just plain old chicken food and scrapes.

    Steve
     

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