Layer pellets for younge hens.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by handmadematt, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. handmadematt

    handmadematt In the Brooder

    Dec 16, 2010
    Hi, I'm new to all this and have just said hello in the intro section including pictures of my set up. Go and check it out if you want.

    I have some 13week (ish) old hens. They are doing well and are nice and active.

    They are eating layer pellets and obviously won't be laying for another couple of months. Is this OK?

    They also get mixed corn in the afternoons and I've been offering leafy veg from my garden (mainly spinach) but they don't seem so interested in this.

    Should I be giving them anything else?

  2. Keene's coop

    Keene's coop Songster

    Feb 8, 2010
    neenah, wisconsin
    you shouldn't. it can affect there system and i think hurt their liver. your not supposed to give layer until you get the first egg. there is a forum on here about this that has a lot of useful information about this topic.
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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