layers pellets

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by henryhoe, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. henryhoe

    henryhoe Chirping

    Aug 9, 2011
    My 17 week old rir's and light sussex are not that fussed on their layers pellets, why is this and what else can i give to eat
  2. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    Did you recently switch to pellets? Sometimes they get fussy with new types of food. I switched to pellets and they knocked it all around the coop at first. Now they like it and get fussy with anything else.
  3. bow-chicka-bow-bow

    bow-chicka-bow-bow In the Brooder

    Apr 6, 2011
    Fuquay-Varina, NC
    Yes, if you recently switched to layer pellets, you may want to get some crumbles and mix in with the pellets. I would fill the bin with a layer of pellets, then a layer of crumbles, pellets, crumbles, etc. After a while, when I was almost out of the crumbles, I would put more pellets in to where they didn't notice the crumbles anymore and will eat the pellets with no problem. [​IMG]

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