Molting Chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DuckysGran, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. DuckysGran

    DuckysGran Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one chicken, a house girl, she is now molting and her layer pellets are only 16% protein. We have a ton of it so I don't really want to switch feeds. What extra protein stuff can I add to her diet and how long will this go on?
     
  2. balloonflower

    balloonflower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Scrambled or hard boiled eggs, peanut butter, black oil sunflower seeds, mealworms. I've heard of adding molasses and Chia seeds too. You could also look at getting a supplement like calf manna.
     
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