protien needs and molting

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cluckyMcChicky, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. cluckyMcChicky

    cluckyMcChicky Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 13, 2016
    Hi! im experiencing my foray molt with my flock. One hen in particular seems to be molting harder than the Rest. with it being so cold here I want to help her through it as much as I can. so with that I wondered if anyone had used feather fixer and what they thought of it? is it better to use feather fixer or should I just use a different feed.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Feather Fixer is a fine feed during molt.
    If they're not laying, you may want to opt for a 20% all flock or starter/grower.
    You can also offer some meat/fish to get the animal protein in them that benefits an omnivore.

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