not eating there food

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AceOfSpadesJJ, May 10, 2013.

  1. AceOfSpadesJJ

    AceOfSpadesJJ In the Brooder

    May 14, 2012
    UK Colchester
    ive got 11 chickens and i give them 4 cups of layers and 1 of corn they eat the corn but then are not intested in the layers pellets. i do have a feeder with layers pellets in side but they have not touched it. any ideas why they are not eating the layers!!!
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Crowing

    Apr 12, 2013
    Boulder, Colorado
    Stop feeding the corn. It's their candy. They are probably filling up on other treats as well if they forage. They will eat the pellets when they're hungry. try a bag of crumbles next time. Mine prefer crumbles over pellets.

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