What do I feed my rooster

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by suensmitty, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. suensmitty

    suensmitty Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 7 month old Cornish X rooster. What should I feed him?? Flock Raiser???[​IMG]
     
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    what are you going to do with him
     
  3. suensmitty

    suensmitty Out Of The Brooder

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    He's our pet. We had a hen too but unfortunately she passed away recently.[​IMG] We were feeding him Layena too but since her passing I'm kind of confused as people say that it's not good to feed roosters Layena. I've been feeding him 1/2 Start & Grow and 1/2 Layena for now.
     
  4. SC_Hugh

    SC_Hugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster loves his organic rolled oats. It doesn't have to be organic, but that is what my feed store stocks and it isn't expensive.

    He also loves hen scratch and eats layer pellets with the rest of his flock.

    --Hugh
     
  5. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    flock raiser wil be fine....if you have an evergreen distributor near you they make a rooster feed
     
  6. GraceAK

    GraceAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, give him a baby asprin every day, in his water. If you arent already doing that (which you very well may be considering his advanced age )
     
  7. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Southwestern, In
    whats the baby asprin for? just the older age?
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  8. chicachic

    chicachic Out Of The Brooder

    GraceAK...I also wouldlike to know about the baby aspirin..what's the purpose and is it only for the rooster? Also, I've learned about ACV for my hens and h ave been giving it regularly, but some friends have asked if this is something to be given to domestic birds such as parakeets, parrots, etc? I feed my rooster the same as hens - layer pellets. This isn't bad is it because how else would you separate the food?[​IMG]
     

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