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Question about feeding pullets

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by asooomaa, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. asooomaa

    asooomaa Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everybody,
    My pullets are now 11 weeks old, I'm concerned about feeding them, I feed them a mixture of wheat, barley and corn, is this seems well ?
    sometimes I let them free range but for short periods once every week because our garden is fully planted with vegetables.

    Is the food I mentioned up looks good especially for their growth because they are growing now, and if not good enough, what is the approbriate food i have to give to them except the commercial mash ( which contains amounts of antibiotic and other chemicals )

    In other words, show me some foods which are natural and contain enough amounts of proteins, carbs vitamins and minerals ,,

    any help will be appreciated ( rate my skills of speaking english cuz I'm Swiss )[​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Your English is fantastic... I'm 1/8 Swiss through my great grandfather.

    Around here they sell 'grower' feed that has just the right amount of nutrients to keep them growing and healthy.

    Are you in Switzerland right now or have you relocated?
     
  3. asooomaa

    asooomaa Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the grower feed but i don't like to feed them too muchof it, i want to mix some natural food in the diet
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Give the grower as the main feed with table scraps and greens they'll do great.

    Once they are adult size, then you need to be certain they get layer and calcuim.... and THEN feed them as much natural food as possible.

    PS: Grower feed is natural... it's just been formulated to make it easy for youQ
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2009

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