what should i fed my rooster?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by eggy n nibbler, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. eggy n nibbler

    eggy n nibbler Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello my name is emma

    i was just wondering is their any special food i must fed my rooster i have 2 other chickens which i fed layers mash but unsure if it will be ok for him to eat
    if someone could let me know that would be great

    em
     
  2. We don't have roosters often, at least after their full grown but this year we have and we always feed the chickens the same food. He should be fine on layer/mash food
     
  3. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    As soon as the group I grow out is laying, everyone in that group gets laying pellets Including the cockerels. This is usually about 22-30 weeks depending on the breed. Some breeds take 35+ weeks before the feed change to Pellets.

    Nate
     
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  4. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Layer feed will be fine for the rooster.
     
  5. eggy n nibbler

    eggy n nibbler Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys for all your replies

    my roosters is settling in well with my chooks which is great they love him
     
  6. jeetthemeet

    jeetthemeet Out Of The Brooder

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    the same food you feed your hens.
     

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