Protein amount for molting chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bigbird, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. bigbird

    bigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if it would be a good idea to give the molting birds 32-36 % protein show bird pellets.
    I've read that increasing their protein by giving eggs, meat, etc., was good for them during this time.
    I didn't know how much was too much. Thanks
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    What brand of poultry show feed is 32 -36% protein?
    That sound way high and more like a concentrate than a feed.
     
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  3. bigbird

    bigbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's honor show chow by purina. Sorry. It's 26%! I knew it was higher than normal.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Honer 26% is fine, I used it sometime back before I when to game bird feed.
     

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