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Switching feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by redbaron68, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. redbaron68

    redbaron68 Out Of The Brooder

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    i'm a new poster and glad to have this resource! my question, what to do when the pullets refuse their grower pellets? yesterday, i moistened it and that helped some, but they're not eating! they have sand and oysters, so i don't know what else they need?!
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Wow...your hens get oysters??? If I had the choice, I would eat the oysters and not the pellets...

    Do you fry them or are they served on the half-shell...[​IMG]

    My hens also balked when I switched them to layer pellets this time (my feed store was out of crumbles). After 3 days, they decided that hunger > pickyness. They are eating fine now. Just be patient...
     
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  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Chickens are not fans of change, in general. They'll eat it eventually.
     
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  4. redbaron68

    redbaron68 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks much, i'll wait them out....
     

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