The winters here a long and cold, my hens dont lay during the winter, what sort of feed skould they be getting. They are allowed pasture when weather permits.Thank You, Lee
Last modified: 18 Mar 2012, 10:54 AM
Thank you for your question Lee. In the winter time, your hens use many of their calories to stay warm. As far as what to feed them in the winter time, we recommend supplementing their layer feed diet with scratch or cracked corn. Alternatives to layer feeds are winter mash and some people use table scraps. Chickens will eat just about anything... but check out our article on table scraps for more detail on [url=]what to avoid feeding chickens[/url].
I can dig up a mash recipe if you are interested in going that route. Thank you for your question. Feel free to contact me directly if you have any other question.
Last modified: 18 Mar 2012, 11:05 AM

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