Getting ready for eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kmurch, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. Kmurch

    Kmurch Out Of The Brooder

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    My pullets are five months old. I suspect they will soon be laying. Should I start feeding them oyster shells and laying feed now or should I wait until the first few eggs. They are housed in their chicken tractor and free range an hour or two during the day. Thank u for any help.[​IMG]
     
  2. mclanea

    mclanea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good looking chickens!
     
  3. Kmurch

    Kmurch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! They are very sweet and very spoiled.
     
  4. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would switch over but it's really your choice whatever you think is right for them.
     
  5. mclanea

    mclanea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To answer your question you don't need to change anything about their diet until they start laying. Between the chicken tractor and free ranging they are getting a great diet.
     
  6. Kmurch

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    Thank you all so much for your helpful comments. I will post when the first egg is laid. Thanks again!
     
  7. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OH.
    Good luck!
     

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