Molting flock ?'s

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PhlyinPheBee, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    Is there something extra I should be giving my flock during this time of molt? There are about 4 hens so far and LOTS of feathers all over the yard!!!
     
  2. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    Extra protein is helpful. Gamebird feed is usually higher protein........you can give them cat food for treats, extra "meat" treats, etc. Molting is hard on the body, so lots of good food is a good idea [​IMG]
     
  3. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I second that!
     
  4. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    Thank you. I will go and get them game bird feed after work!! They will love a new treat!
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yup, lots of protein.
     

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