What is scratch?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lyndatu, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. lyndatu

    lyndatu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello

    What is chicken scratch?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. peepkeeper

    peepkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    scratch is a mix of cracked corn, oats, and usually millet. Chickens love it and the corn is good for them in winter, but don't feed them too much of it, use it as a treat since it doesn't have too much nutritional value. You scatter it on the floor and the chickens love to 'scratch" for it. You can pick up a bag of scratch wherever you get your feed.
     

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