Maize

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RS16017, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. RS16017

    RS16017 Out Of The Brooder

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    I buy scratch grain chcken feed which is mostly maize and my chickens won't eat it. Is there a way to make the chickens like maize. I comes whole grain. Would crushing the maize like the corn work better. I've also thought of just buying crushed corn like in Deer feed but worry it won't be good for the chickens by itself. Any advice would be helpful. I also supplement with protein pellets.
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How old are your chickens? Do they have access to grit? What are protein pellets?

    Scratch grains and/or corn are used as a treat and are not considered a nutritionally complete poultry food.
    Depending on their age, they should be fed crumbles or pellets which would be their main diet.
     

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