How much per chicken?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 1WildHairL8tr, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. 1WildHairL8tr

    1WildHairL8tr Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 6, 2007
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I have boiled some excess eggs and planned on crushing them and feeding them to my flock. I've done this before, but since I have so many, it just occured to me: How much of this mixture should I be feeding them?
    I like to mix the crushed eggs with yogurt and flax seed. They love it.
    I don't want to overfeed them and I don't want to knock their system "out of balance" if that makes sense.
    Am I overthinking this???
    I have 20 chickens total -- 2 are 8 weeks, 5 are 12 weeks, and the rooster and hens are almost a year old.
    They all free-range together and obviously the big girls and boy get most of the treats (although sometimes one of the babies gets a hold of a huge hunk of tomato or fruit and runs for their life with the whole gang chasing them!)
  2. herbsherbsflowers

    herbsherbsflowers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2008
    Covington, GA
    That sounds like fun. I have little ones and just started giving them millet today. They are doing well. I look forward to getting them out in the coop.

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