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Protein Mix

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bigfoot11, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. bigfoot11

    bigfoot11 Just Hatched

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    Hey guys!

    So I have been doing some research and would really like to start giving my 13 chickens and 3 ducks feed that is a littler higher in protein then the 16% layer feed I am using.

    Any recommendations would be great! Thanks!
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    You can either switch them up to a multi-flock feed. Look for 18 - 20%. Or you can go through your freezer, and give them small portions of any freezer burned meats you happen to have kicking around. I have some kitty kibble that I give them a hand full of occasionally.
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    You can either switch them up to a multi-flock feed. Look for 18 - 20%. Or you can go through your freezer, and give them small portions of any freezer burned meats you happen to have kicking around. I have some kitty kibble that I give them a hand full of occasionally.
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I mix my Feed 50/50......Layer and Grower.....



    Cheers!
     
  5. bigfoot11

    bigfoot11 Just Hatched

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    Thanks you two!!!

    I'm sure I will be doing a mixture of both!!

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    chickens really Overrun With Chickens


    [​IMG]........Cheers!
     

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