Type of feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by soukilee93, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. soukilee93

    soukilee93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens free range all day each day unless I am going to be gone from the house and then I have a pen for them to be kept safely in. I put out supplemental feed and am wondering, I have been feeding them most recently food labeled for Broilers and Layers. Southern States offers a food labeled Breeders and Layers. Would I get better egg production from the breeders and layers? I don't need to plump mine up because they will never be food on our table. They are my pets as much as they are a egg supply. Love my girls!
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they would be better off with the layer and breeder. I do believe a chicken at the right weight is more productive chicken, both in laying and foraging.
     
  3. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    if they are laying hens then they should have layer food. Purina Mills is a good brand to buy.
     

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