How much?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by paddyg84, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. paddyg84

    paddyg84 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2013
    I'm a newbie and my hens arrive tomoro morning. I'm gettin four by the way. To get an idea of how much they're gonna cost to keep could anyone estimate for me how much they will eat?
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Standard LF eat around 1/4 to 1/3 pounds a day. So four would eat 1 to 1.2 pounds a day. The cost can vary widely depending on your location and the way you want to feed. Just using organic would be more, free ranging less.

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