what brand of Chicken Feed do you use for Show Birds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by I-Have-Happy-Hens, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    Hi,

    I just got a nice SQ silkie and wanted to know what breeders use for their SQ birds feed, Because I have been reading about people changing feed when they get the birds and their feather become brittle and some times break off?

    Any thoughts would be helpfull,

    Happy-Hens
     
  2. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Altough nutrition can be a factor in brittle feathers any professionally formulated feed will not contribute to brittle feathers. Amature tinkering with feed formulations could easily result in feather problems.
    Broken feathers are mostly a management problem. Especially in Silkies.
     

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