French frogs

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by scflock, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Pretty much, yep... extra calcium really isn't needed IF they stop laying during molt... some still lay while molting...
     
  2. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    thanks Ravyn......approx how much per molting bird do you feed?
     
  3. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    I asked because some quality dry dog feeds are in the mid-20's, and maybe more readily available...just a thought
     
  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Eh... about 1/4 in usual feed... our store only stocks the Flock Raiser in crumble, so I grind the Catfish pellets and mix it into the feed about 1 scoop per 3 of feed in a bucket...
     
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  5. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    thanks, I have one hen, that is either molting, or is extremely slow.......
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Purina Flock Raiser is 20% protein so dog food isn't much higher... and this stuff is cheaper than good quality dog food... TSC's carry and a lot of other places due to popularity of Koi and pond fish...
     
  7. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Careful, too much protein can damage the kidneys and lead to gout!
     
  8. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    If I recall correctly, Purina Pro Plan was 26%; never fed it, so no clue as to price
     
  9. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Btw, not saying dog food isn't a good supplement for molting, just that I prefer the higher protein in this as it lasts longer... dog food, cat food, tuna fish, scrambled or hard boiled eggs works too... :)
     
  10. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    True statement!
     

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