The Molt

This is not so much a question as it is an FYI. I re read the article on molting and it mentions more protein is needed. The breeder that I bought from told me he feeds cat food for a supplement. But, I was uncomfortable doing that. Since I feed home cooked meals for my dogs, I give the cooked bones with a little meat on of course to the chickens. So most know that chickens are omnivores like us. So it works and they really go for it. I just don't tell them what it is that they are eating since they don't ask and I don't have to explain that it tastes just like chicken....HAHA!!!!


Unique minded, open minded Chicken Lover
Premium Feather Member
May 31, 2018
East, Tawas Michigan
Nothing wrong with feeding meat to chickens. I don't understand why others think that there is.

I feed 20% all flock, or flock Raiser to my birds, so I don't have to increase protien intake that much, or at all during molt.

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