Healthy chickens lay tasty eggs, and you get healthy poultries from high quality chicken feed. While you can buy a large bag of random food down at your local farm resource shop, you will not have any type of suggestion if it's right for your brood or not.
Locating the appropriate food with the proper nutritional balance is important, but the specialists at Flying M Feed & Pet Grocery in 13225 Farm to Market Rd 529 #108 are here to help you locate the excellent food for your coop.
Chickens are somewhat omnivorous and voraciously opportunistic. They'll consume anything from grain to bugs, and even animal products relying on how small the pieces are. Additionally, they call for a diverse range of nutrients in order to not only lay eggs but lay eggs that are nutritionally dense.
Chick starter and grower feed- These feeds are packed with calories - particularly from healthy protein - to assist your chicks grow quickly, boosting their immune systems and boosting their overall health and wellness. Grower feed is important for suitable weight and fast growth for robust, healthy chickens.
Layer feed- Perfectly stabilized for healthy hens laying eggs on a routine basis, layer feed has a different dietary structure that includes more calcium to encourage proper egg creation in newly laying hens.
Flock raiser- This feed supplies balanced nutrition when you have a mixed flock of poultries. Flock raiser feeds wonderful, basic nutrition to all type of poultries without the enhanced micronutrient profiles of the other types of feed. Simply put, it's just much easier to use and still provides wonderful nutrition.
Crumble and pellets- Chickens often tend to like little pellets and crumble to bigger pieces of food - they're just less complicated to eat! Crumble is frequently the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's easy for chicks and chickens alike to consume and digest.
Shell grit- Included in layer feed, shell grit has two purposes - one, it helps the gizzard break down food correctly, and two, it adds added calcium to your poultry's diet. Calcium is essential for correct nutrition regardless, but it's particularly crucial for egg-laying hens.
Corn- Cracked corn isn't a great feed - it's calorie-dense but not big on nutrition. No matter, it's a nice treat for your chickens, it's considerably inexpensive and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your poultries if you've got absolutely nothing else handy.
If you've got poultry concerns, we've got the answers- At Flying M Feed & Pet Grocery, we understand birds. It's our pleasure to offer the TX area, and with years of competence and dedication to raising healthy chicken, you can trust us to supply the most effective items for your flock. Give us a call at (832) 406-7580 or come see us at our store and let us help you feed your birds the perfect food for their demands.