Fishmeal

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by organicspark, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. organicspark

    organicspark New Egg

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    Hi All, I just bought fishmeal, but it is so finely ground that I don't know how to use it. We pasture our chickens and just throw a few handfuls of pellets on the ground in the morning. If I throw this fishmeal on the ground, it will disappear into the dirt! Any suggestions? I am a new chicken owner, so there is probably nothing too basic for me! Thanks!
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  2. crazygoatlady915

    crazygoatlady915 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suggest that you put in IN something, a tray, small feeder etc...
     
  3. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    I make my own feed at the feed mill, and fish meal is a protein source I use. I have them put in 5% molasses to moisten the mix and tie up the finer ingredients, like fish meal and the nutrient pack, diatomaceous earth, etc. Molasses also provides vitamin B and other important nutrients, and is a very complex carb, so it's helpful.
     

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