What type of food should I give to my chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by clucker farms, Jul 6, 2016.

  1. clucker farms

    clucker farms Just Hatched

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    I am new to the chicken world and I was wondering what food should I feed them.
     
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  2. Dom'sHEns

    Dom'sHEns Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    What type of birds are they? How old? are they laying? need some more info.

    Dom
     
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi!
    Here is a great article from the Learning Center and here is one from UC Davis. Hope these could help! [​IMG]
     
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  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    You have already been given links to help you find the answer.

    IMO pick a brand of complete feed appropriate for their ages and their purpose (layers vs meat). Most brands offer on site help to select the feed you need. Keep treats to a minimum.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to the BYC flock
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. clucker farms

    clucker farms Just Hatched

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    They have not started laying yet. I am guessing they are about little over a month or so I am not really sure
     
  8. Lady hen chick

    Lady hen chick New Egg

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    I'm new here , i have 20 hens 4 roosters I've noticed.
    I purchased my flock,march 12th, i found the first egg in front of coop door, do to fact that my husband hasn't gotten,around to get nesting boxes in,so we went to tractor supply got boxes,the next morning, found another egg in front of door again ,i put that one in box yesterday,so im hoping they'll go in the boxes soon
     
  9. Lady hen chick

    Lady hen chick New Egg

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    [​IMG]Here are a couple of my girls, their a little bigger now
     
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