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Fodder question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pamschaefer, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. pamschaefer

    pamschaefer Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 23 week Wyandottes that are not laying yet. I started growing fodder and sprouting seeds. The chickens won't eat it!! I have tried wheat, barley, oats, and boss. I have kept layer feed and oyster shell available also, any suggestions
     
  2. ken77

    ken77 Out Of The Brooder

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    For me my chickens did not eat it tell after they started laying. Idk why because they ate up my garden lol.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  4. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Not sure why they are not going for the fodder. Are they used to getting greens?
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Some birds stop or don't start laying when the daylight hours are shortened. That may be the reason. Are you certain they are all pullets?
     
  6. pamschaefer

    pamschaefer Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes
     
  7. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some breeds start at 24 weeks is when they start. The shorter daylight could affect it.
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2015
  8. gander007

    gander007 Overrun With Chickens

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     

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