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Mix feed

Would whole oats mixed with whole wheat be a sufficient feed for hens.

Doctorsroomghost
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

I feed all grain to mine, but they free range all day.

Bonzie.
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

I free range mine 2 or 3 days a week whenever Iím around. If there would be enough nutrition in wheat and oats I think thatís the way Iíll go with them.they do get all the scraps from the house aswell and there is everything and anything in that.im fed up of layers Pellets

Doctorsroomghost
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Wheat and oats alone will only give about 10% protein, so you will need to bring it up to at least 16%. Be careful what you give them from the kitchen.

Bonzie.
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

layers pellets has everything they need.
during showing season, we would only feed grains to slow or stop them laying, so more effort went into the feathers to look good.
during this time of year with colder shorter days an moulting, they need all the protein they can get.

pearl
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Thanks for the advice and help.ill mix pellets in aswell

Doctorsroomghost
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018


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