moulting

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by linhawk, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. linhawk

    linhawk New Egg

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    They eat lay mash right now. Well, some of it.
    They will NOT eat the pellets but wonder if I don't feed them anything else will they eat crumbles?
    Hate to starve them. I have been digging grubs from the compost but they have finished them off.
    Prefer organic but not sure where to buy in my area,
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    If they are molting it's important that they eat well, even if they are fussy. I think you should just close your eyes and give in to what they prefer for now.
     
  3. linhawk

    linhawk New Egg

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    That"s the problem. They won't eat the pellets.
    I bought some organic feed but they only ate the seeds out of it and left the finer stuff.
    I am out of feed so need to get some today.
    Maybe some crumbles would work.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Mush up the pellets? I bought some chick feed once that was in pellet form and way too big for them, so we wet it and crumbled it. Problem solved.
     
  5. linhawk

    linhawk New Egg

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    Duhhh, why didn't I think of that. ;-)
    Thanks, Linda
     

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