protein for chickens to promote laying

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickenlady74, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. chickenlady74

    chickenlady74 New Egg

    Dec 28, 2008
    have had almost 75 chickens molting for 6 months,read on the forum to push protein, is chicken starter(18%) help their regular food was 16% ,thought I'd give it a try
    thanks for the thought
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Protein will help them finish moult, but if you really want them to get going on laying after the moult, supplementing light for a total of 16hrs a day (add in the morning) would probably help the most!

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