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What best to feed molting chooks

cerisescerises Junior Member
edited December 2010 in "Off Your Chest"
Hi
Can you tell me what in the way of extras I should feed my chooks through moult? They are about a year old now, and this is the first time I have kept chickens, so would appreciate any feedback I can get. Thanks

Comments

  • undautriundautri Senior Member
    edited December 2010
    you wont go far wrong with poultry spice- its designed for the moult and you can give it freely in winter too-just sprinkle over their food.- its 25% calcium too.
    also plenty of protein- eggs, mealworms etc and sunflower seeds-(contain both protein and oil to give the new feathers a sheen.)
    their bodies use up lots of protein to make the feathers.
    hope this helps
    kath
  • cerisescerises Junior Member
    edited December 2010
    Thanks so much Kath....I will try that.....
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