Pellets or crumble for bantams?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by NicInNC, Feb 24, 2009.

  1. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got back from buying some DuMor layer pellets. I didn't know how big the pellets would be though! My banties did try eating it and managed to get a few pieces down, but I'm wondering if it's too big. [​IMG]

    I can always chop it up in the food chopper if I need to. Should I do that or will they adjust? I don't want them to choke!
     
  2. Lobzi

    Lobzi Chillin' With My Peeps

    My banties eat the pellet just fine.
     
  3. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll give it a few days and see if they will adjust.
     
  4. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    We feed our Banties layer pellet, also.

    I started them out on crumbles but they "billed" more of it out on the ground than they bothered to eat...which added up to alot of wasted feed.

    Since switching them over to pellets, they don't bill them out like they did with the crumbles.


    Hope this helps!


    Dawn
     
  5. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our bantys are bad bad to beak sweep crumbles. They eat the pellet just fine. Hope that helps.
     
  6. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my banties prefer the crumble.. and usually wont eat the pellet unless i sprinkle water on it...
    maybe i just have spoild birds
     

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