pullets don't like laying pellets?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenman17, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. chickenman17

    chickenman17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2010
    Southeast Oklahoma
    I got some laying pellets today for my newly-laying pullets and it seems they don't really care for them. I was feeding them straight scratch before so i guess they are just gonna have to get used to it?
  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 25, 2011
    Nor cal
    They will, eventually. When they get hungry enough I guess.
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    You can also wet them slightly and see if having the pellets softened with the moisture makes them more attractive. Doesn't always work, but often does. In any case, give a day or two and they'll gobble them down. Chickens don't normally commit suicide by self starvation.

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