What do you feed your chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by steph1200, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. steph1200

    steph1200 Chirping

    Sep 4, 2016
    I feed my chickens layer crumble mixed with diatomaceous earth (2 times a month) mixed with oats and probiotics (2 times a month). So far what ive been, this keeps my chickens healthy and happy :)
  2. Tiana's chickens

    Tiana's chickens Songster

    Dec 7, 2017
    I didn't realise how fantastic probiotics were until I started using them! they saved me a lot of money on medication while my chicks were sick too.
    Mine are feed some layer pellets (extra egg I think the brand is) which are a complete balanced diet for them to absolutely thrive plus the probiotics :)
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  3. featheredplanets

    featheredplanets Songster

    Nov 28, 2017
    I use to feed my mixed flock unmedicated grower (18%) and free choice oyster shell. A few times a week I gave them fermented feed and sprouted grains. And once a month, a mix of: meat (raw and/or pinkie mice), eggs, herbs, vegetables and fruits, sometimes a tad of dairy. Also, live feeder insects! Silkworms, mealworms, wax worms, grub worma, crickets, locusts...
    I’ll feed my next flock the same, fingers crossed I can start having chuckens again this year.
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2018
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