Is gamebird feed a good source for winter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mrandmrschicken, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. mrandmrschicken

    mrandmrschicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2008
    NW IA
    Thought I read a thread about it but wasn't sure. Can it be fed solely or mixed with layer feed. Looking for something to add fats and protein and keep the chickens warmer.

    Other than edible blankets!
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    I wouldn't change their feed.

    add some "treats" if you feel the need, extra meat in the diet goes a long way. nice fresh veggies and fruits they might not get otherwise. Worms. Tuna. meats left from dinner.
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I added some gamebird conditioner to my feed for the winter. 2/3 regular feed plus 1/3 game bird. I found it easier than buying s bunch of different grains sperately and mixing my own.
  4. rdranch

    rdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2007
    I used it to get them through their molt. I used about 1/4 game bird feed to 3/4 layer feed. They seemed to get over the molt quicker, they look great and egg production is getting back to normal. [​IMG]

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