What will they eat

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by homeyhall, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. homeyhall

    homeyhall Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello!
    I have 2 chickens that roam free. (they mostly stay around the barn and my shop; a small area) I raised them fro 2 day old chicks. they use to eat chicken formula. But, now they don't seem to touch the chicken food and I bought some scratch and they don't seem to like it either. (the goats eat it.)
    They're not skinny. Are they happy finding food on their own?
    I have 10 acres but, they stay close by.
    Thanks in-advance for your help!
     
  2. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
    Wisconsin
    First [​IMG] And second...sometimes chickens are picky eaters. You could try taking their food and adding water to it. It turns out to be like a game. They almost play in it. And you can try to mix their food half and half, the new with the old. Sometimes chickens are afraid of change. New things are scarey!
     
  3. homeyhall

    homeyhall Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info! I'll try it!
     

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