Helping hens through molt

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by daneblackburn, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. daneblackburn

    daneblackburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there anything I can do nutrition wise to help chickens with molt? I read you can give them grower high protein feed or cat food. Is that enough?
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Giving higher protein feeds, like game bird feed or grower feed can help chickens through a molt. Providing them with some wet cat food, mealworms, or scrambled eggs is also a good idea. Most chickens get through a molt just fine, even without help, but these extra protein foods will help it go faster.
     
  3. daneblackburn

    daneblackburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the response
     

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