Healthiest feed for small flock of laying hens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by flockoffour, Nov 17, 2012.

  1. flockoffour

    flockoffour Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 28, 2012
    West Coast
    I currently use Layena and I also give them dried mealworms as a treat from time to time, is there a different brand that has superior nutrition? Thanks
  2. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2011
    NorthEast PA
    I was wondering about this too. I need to buy feed soon and was wondering if there was something better...
  3. Rhoise

    Rhoise Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2012
    Boise, Idaho
    I use Purina and Nutrena feed because that's what they sell here in the feed store, and it's conveniently already a balanced diet for laying hens. Which one depends on price and coupon availability, I think they are comparable in quality, and my chickens look great. I also supplement with oats, yogurt, and sunflower seed meats for treats....small flock(7). Nutrena makes a 20% protein layer pellet too, that is nice for colder winter weather.

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