Scratch...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JNGLFEVR, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. JNGLFEVR

    JNGLFEVR Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought my first bag of scratch & was wondering how you give it to the chickens. They are 8 months old, free ranging & are feed pellet food & oyster shells as they wish. I also feed them left over off our table. I'm really not even sure if I needed to buy scratch but seemed like the thing to do lol
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    I've always just scattered scratch on the ground. In the winter, when the chickens are confined to their coop, I would recommend scattering several handfuls in the bedding so they have to dig and scratch around to find it. You can always hand feed it as well.
     
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  3. JNGLFEVR

    JNGLFEVR Out Of The Brooder

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    Very well then...thank you for replying!!!
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    No problem.
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  5. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also through it around outside on the ground they enjoy scratching around for it.
     

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