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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by poltreeprincess, Dec 3, 2015.

  1. poltreeprincess

    poltreeprincess Just Hatched

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    Hi yall, Besides corn which my chickens do not seem to care for, what winter foods do chickens like and do they eat hay? If so what kind, as I have laying hens.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] They will eat corn, but to get maximum production and health, they should be fed a balanced laying ration.
     
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  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Too much corn just makes them fat. They really need layer feed with a container of crushed oyster shell if they feel like having more calcium.
     
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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on sourland and drumstick diva; treats such as corn should make up less than 10% of a chicken's diet. Commercial feeds are specially formulated to meet all their nutritional needs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  8. poltreeprincess

    poltreeprincess Just Hatched

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  9. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi :frow welcome to BYC!
     
  10. poltreeprincess

    poltreeprincess Just Hatched

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    I appreciate all comments much abliged
     

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