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Feeding guide

Hey guys

Keep wondering if i feed my poultry enough
I have 7 Hens 1 cock
3 geese 3 ducks ayls. 7indian runners
They get a mix of layers pellet/crumbs/drop of emu egg shells. 1 scoop for the lot

Ducktales
Sunday, June 11th, 2017

1 scoop morning 1 scoop evening. Any advice welcome

Ducktales
Sunday, June 11th, 2017

How big is the scoop,could hold a kg or could hold 5kg ??

Are they freeranging in between,a good few variables to consider,main one being the size of the scoop.

nama-man
Sunday, June 11th, 2017

I measured with mix of layer pellet/crumbs its 2.2kg. All freerange on 5acre field.

Ducktales
Sunday, June 11th, 2017

4 oz per bird laying typ nothing wrong with rolld barly for the rest

slapstick3
Monday, June 12th, 2017

So my 21 bird should only be fed about 600g a day compare to my 4.4kg they get??

Ducktales
Monday, June 12th, 2017

I have never weighed feed in my life,a good fistful of feed wheat each as a scatter feed am and pm,layers ad lib and plenty of free range is what i give them.

I would,nt feed barley if i got it for free,useless feed for fowl in my humble opinion.

nama-man
Monday, June 12th, 2017

I feed ad lib where I can.
If you can't feed ad lib, then observe them when you feed them. If they're finished the food and looking for more, then feed them more. If they're finished and leaving food uneaten, then feed them less. Change the amount with the seasons; they may want more or less different times of the year.

Susan Mc
Monday, June 12th, 2017

My 4 geese get 3lb of feeding and out on lots of grass.

kathykin
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017


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