molting hens any feed suggestions

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chicken delighted, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. chicken delighted

    chicken delighted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a few of my hens are starting to molt any one have any feed sugguestions. [​IMG] they look a little feathered schuffled
     
  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Hi ChickenDelighted,

    Mine haven't started molting yet---but my plan is to boost their protein a bit when they do. I think I will provide a 20% protein at a minimum. Since feathers are made from protein, I want to be sure that they have a diet that will give them everything that they need for growing new feathers.
     
  3. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Standard thing to do is supplement with black oil sunflower seeds.
     

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