Just a quick note! Feeding your flock this winter.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Red Barn Farms, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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  2. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good tip. hopefully theres not too much snow for me this year...i dont like snow
     
  3. Chris09

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    Quote: I will agree with this that I quoted.



    Quote: But this is a old wives tail.
    Most "scratch" is high in corn and the corn is a high energy feed ingredient that is easily digested and it does not produce excess heat like fibrous ingredients (Whole Wheat, Alfalfa Meal, Whole Oats etc.) You would be far better off just feeding there regular chicken feed but if you fell the need to give them something extra give them Whole Oats.

    Chris
     
  4. Red Barn Farms

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    Thanks for providing this information Chris!
     

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