feeding scraps

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Paula Scoble, Feb 11, 2014.

  1. Paula Scoble

    Paula Scoble New Egg

    Feb 8, 2014
    i have 4 ex battery hens, feeding them on layers crumbs for a couple of weeks then moving on to pellets. they won't eat anything else i.e. veg, any tips?
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    It sometimes takes them awhile to learn how good it is.

    I would put out something that will last, like watermelon rind, for several days. Hopefully, with it just sitting in the run for two days they will finally decide to peck at it.
  3. Island Roo

    Island Roo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 14, 2012
    Duncan, BC
    Mix scraps with crumbles.
    Start slow at first - with mostly crumbles and some bite size goodies.
    And increase the amounts as they get used to it.

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