Healthy chickens lay delicious eggs, and you get healthy chickens from high quality poultry feed. While you can buy a huge bag of random food down at your local farm resource shop, you won't have any kind of suggestion if it's right for your brood or otherwise.
Finding the best food with the proper nutritional balance is essential, but the professionals at Flying M Feed & Pet Grocery in 13225 Farm to Market Rd 529 #108 are here to aid you locate the ideal food for your coop.
Chickens are rather omnivorous and voraciously opportunistic. They'll consume anything from grain to bugs, and even animal items depending upon how little the pieces are. Additionally, they need a varied array of nutrients in order to not only lay eggs but lay eggs that are nutritionally thick.
Chick starter and grower feed- These feeds are loaded with calories - particularly from healthy protein - to assist your chicks grow quickly, bolstering their immune systems and improving their total health. Grower feed is important for respectable weight and fast development for durable, healthy poultries.
Layer feed- Perfectly stabilized for healthy chickens laying eggs on a regular basis, layer feed has a different dietary make-up that includes more calcium to encourage proper egg creation in newly laying hens.
Flock raiser- This feed supplies well balanced nutrition when you have a blended flock of chickens. Flock raiser feeds great, basic nutrition to all type of poultries without the enhanced micronutrient profiles of the other sorts of feed. Simply put, it's just simpler to use and still gives great nutrition.
Crumble and pellets- Chickens have a tendency to like tiny pellets and crumble to bigger pieces of food - they're just less complicated to consume! Crumble is commonly the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's simple for chicks and chickens alike to eat and absorb.
Shell grit- Included in layer feed, shell grit has 2 objectives - one, it helps the gizzard break down food effectively, and two, it adds additional calcium to your poultry's diet. Calcium is necessary for appropriate nutrition no matter, but it's particularly essential for egg-laying chickens.
Corn- Cracked corn isn't a great feed - it's calorie-dense but not big on nutrition. Regardless, it's a nice treat for your poultries, it's very economical and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your poultries if you've got absolutely nothing else on hand.
If you've got poultry concerns, we've got the answers- At Flying M Feed & Pet Grocery, we know birds. It's our pleasure to serve the TX area, and with years of expertise and dedication to raising healthy chicken, you can trust us to provide the most effective products for your flock. Give us a call at (832) 406-7580 or come see us at our store and let us assist you feed your birds the best food for their requirements.