What to feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rooster brandon., Sep 26, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok i have 2 buff oringtons 1 barred rock and 2 road island red hens and finally 1 road island red rooster.....................the buffs are 1 year old RIR hens are 6 months old and the barred rock is just beginning to lay eggs what do i feed them????????????????????????????????And what do i feed my rooster my mother got a 50 pound of feed a little bit of go and she never told me what kind she always gets so my question is what do i feed them.................hurry im running out of feed..................
     
  2. rrgrassi

    rrgrassi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A good layer feed is what I use.
     
  3. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Since all of your girls are either laying or pretty close you can feed layer to all of them including the rooster. If you wind up getting younger chickens later down the road you can feed all of them non-medicated grower feed and leave oyster shell out free choice for the hens that are laying. You really only have to worry about pullets getting too much calcium since I believe it can damage their kidneys.
     

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