Switching feed brand

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by redstars, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have any problems when they have switched brands of layer feed? Currently I feed Nutrena naturewise and I was thinking about switching to
    Purena Layina. At the present time everyone is laying and I wasn't sure if I would mess them up by switching feed.
    Thanks.
     
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I've never had a problem when I've had to buy a different brand of feed. Doesn't seem to bother my birds at all.
     
  3. pkeeler

    pkeeler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. Never had any problems switching feed on any animal.
     
  4. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    My chickens free range most of the day, so switching their pellet food doesn't seem to affect them a whole lot.

    The only animals that have ever complained about switching foods were my cats. The female protested the loudest by peeing on my pants [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My main coop gets Egg Maker. The breeding pen gets Purina Layena.
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    No issues but one can poop more or smelly with cheaper product than Purina feed. IMO, that is! [​IMG]
     

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