New to Fermenting Feed.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mtngirl35, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, everybody. A few days ago I started fermenting my chicken feed. I'm mixing it 8 parts layer pellet, 1 part scratch, and 1 part grated veggies. My girls absolutely love it. I never knew chickens could lick a pan clean. But I have a couple of questions. Am I using a good ratio of ingredients? I want to make sure my girls get everything they need. And will the feed be ok in the run all day? I usually work 12 hr shifts 3- 4 days a week. I give them fresh feed every morning. I'm off work for the week so I'm trying to get a feel for how much of it they will eat in a day so I don't under-feed them but I don't want to leave it out all day if it will go bad. After 3 days of fermented feed they won't touch the dry pellets. Thanks for any advice.
     

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