Is there anything important im missing in my chickens diet?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by yolka doodle, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. yolka doodle

    yolka doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, i feed my girls layer pellets and a feed called poultry gold, it contains wheat, cut maize, linseed seed, peas, hen grit, oyster shell, hipro soyabean (ext), limestone granules, sunflower extract, wheatfeed, dicalcium phosphate, salt, DL-methionine, layers supp(DSM) oil. They can not get enough of it, also chicken grit, garlic granules, then i cook them a treat most nights, potato peelings all sorts of veg, rice and pasta, bread they have the odd yogurt. is there anything missing? [​IMG]o and corn. also they free range when i get home.
     
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  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow!
    Sounds like you have some VERY lucky chickens who are eating very well!

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  3. yolka doodle

    yolka doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ha ha! so i am not missing anything. Chickens eat you out of house and home dont they its like they are contantly hungry or is it greed? i worm them as recommended, its funny the family come in and say mmmmmmmm whats for dinner i say its not for you its for the chickens. [​IMG]
     
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  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    I see no animal proteins and fats in your feed, chickens are Omnivores really should have animal proteins and fats in there feed.

    Chris
     
  5. yolka doodle

    yolka doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should i give them meat, what kind and how often? thanks :)
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Are you in the U.S. or not?

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  7. BackyardAnita

    BackyardAnita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's about as good as you can get in a chicken diet! lucky chickens!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    That sounds right to me!
     
  9. yolka doodle

    yolka doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in the UK
     

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