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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Kae Pasa, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. Kae Pasa

    Kae Pasa Out Of The Brooder

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    i am thinking of trying to show, what would be the best feed. righht now they get layer and free range some.
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Depends on what your showing.

    Hard feather breeds like game fowl do better on a diet of mostly whole grain (unground) with some pellets/crumble/mash where as a soft feather breed like silkies, cochins etc. do better on a diet mostly pellets/crumble/mash with some whole grains.

    The color of the bird will make a difference on the feed also, white birds shouldn't have a feed high in yellow corn, animal fats and beta carotene because they can give a brassy affect to the feathers.
     
  3. Kae Pasa

    Kae Pasa Out Of The Brooder

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    thinking of doing black sumatra but not sure.
     

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