Should layer feed be 16%, 18% or 21% - really what does it matter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by thepetpaw, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. thepetpaw

    thepetpaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should layer feed be 16%, 18% or 21% - really what does it matter?

    I see different versions - does it really matter if you feed your hens 16%, 18% or 21%....does one make them lay better than the other. Is the 21% for younger layers?

    What is the difference...?
     
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    i just feed layer feed i dont look at the protine.i think the feed i was feeding was 18%.but i havent bought layer feed in 2 or 3yrs.
     
  3. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Most people would say at least 16 percent.
     

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