how much feed do they eat?

digitS'

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A leghorn-type hen will eat about 1/4 pound of feed each day:

.25 x 30 x 12 = 90 pounds

Dual-purpose birds eat about 1/3 pound of feed daily, or more.

Of course, the weather makes a difference in the amount of food they require when the birds are outdoors or in unheated housing.

Steve
 

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