How much feed will 30 chickens eat a week?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by waddles99, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much feed will 30 chickens eat per week? They are currently in the brooder, almost ready to come out. They will have access to 100 sq ft/bird. How many lbs of feed will they go through in a week? Thanks for input.
     
  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    30 Chickens 45-60 lbs per week
     
  3. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many years ago I came across a figure of a quarter pound per bird per day. I use that as a minimum.
     
  4. schmism

    schmism Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed slightly more... id say currently around 40 chickens. a 50lb bag of food lasts 4-5 days, toward the 5 days in the summer when they free range, 4 days or under in the winter when they have no forage.
     

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