Gumbo for chickens!!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Ollie bee, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Ollie bee

    Ollie bee Hatching

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    i feed my chickens - chicken gumbo from quality feed. Does anyone else use this feed? My chicks love it!!!!
     
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  2. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    I've never seen that around here. What does it consist of?

    P.S. :welcome
     
  3. Ollie bee

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  4. doesn't the protein seem a bit low?
     
  5. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    Protein is unusually low... from what I can see it says it's intended as feed and not as a treat.

    I also don't agree with the instructions, "6 weeks and up" but it has layer pellets mixed in and the calcium of a layer feed, but I've never heard of a 6 week old laying. Is this feed pelleted or is it a mix of pellets and corn pieces/seeds/etc.?
     
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  6. Ollie bee

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    It’s a mixture. All my chickens are layers - one egg per chicken per day
     
  7. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    Well that's good, I wouldn't feed this to chickens not yet laying. Since it's a mixture of different items, make sure they're eating all of it and not just picking out their favorite pieces. You may want to supplement protein because it is lower than most feeds - maybe with some canned fish, meat scraps or a little cat food.
     
  8. 21hens-incharge

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    I see '"pant acid"...... Never heard of that.
     
  9. i think thats vitamin b5
     
  10. 21hens-incharge

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    I don't find anything about this feed online.

    For me there are to many odities. I wouldn't use it.
     

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