Here's an idea Purina!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BBQJOE, Jun 3, 2017.

  1. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Songster

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    My chicken love their scratch.
    They also gobble up the mash.

    If I put out mash dry, they kick and spread it all over the place, so I find they waste less if I serve it to them wet.
    I'd love to leave food out for them all the time, but the waste would be astronomical.

    I got to thinking this morning, how about making a feed block, that consists of both mash and scratch?

    Also maybe form it with a hole in the middle so it can be tied to a rope and raised off the ground when when needed. That would serve multiple purposes.
     
  2. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Crowing

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    Try fermenting it, not only do you get the benefits you mentioned of giving it to them wet but it increases the nutritional value as well.
     
  3. BBQJOE

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    Part of the idea here is to reduce time prepping and feeding, not increase it.
     

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