Wheat Bran

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gavinandallison, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. gavinandallison

    gavinandallison Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2010
    Matthews, NC.
    Can I mix wheat bran with with my chicken feed? Simple question, hopefully a simple answer,,,
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Last edited: Feb 12, 2012
  3. chikincrazee

    chikincrazee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2010
    Just be careful as i know with horses it is not great in large quantities as it is really low in calcium which if its laying hens could cause shell problems...make sure you have some oyster shell out for them...:)
  4. Linn Bee

    Linn Bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yup! I do. I usually mix the bran into leftover oatmeal to feed it. I also add the powdered crumbles into oatmeal so the chickens get all the feed I've bought.

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