Healthy poultries lay tasty eggs, and you get healthy poultries from top quality poultry feed. While you can purchase a large bag of random food down at your local farm resource store, you will not have any type of concept if it's right for your brood or otherwise.
Locating the right food with the right nutritional balance is essential, but the professionals at Horses & Hounds in 15 Mill Pond Rd are here to assist you locate the excellent food for your coop.
Chickens are somewhat omnivorous and voraciously opportunistic. They'll consume anything from grain to insects, and even animal products depending on how tiny the pieces are. Additionally, they require a varied 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 improving their general health and wellness. Grower feed is vital for good poundage and rapid growth for durable, healthy chickens.
Layer feed- Perfectly stabilized for healthy hens laying eggs on a routine basis, layer feed has a various dietary structure that consists of more calcium to stimulate proper egg production in newly laying hens.
Flock raiser- This feed supplies balanced nutrition when you have a mixed flock of poultries. Flock raiser feeds fantastic, basic nutrition to all type of poultries without the enhanced micronutrient profiles of the other types of feed. Simply put, it's just less complicated to use and still provides excellent nutrition.
Crumble and pellets- Poultries tend to favor tiny pellets and crumble to larger pieces of food - they're simply simpler to eat! Crumble is typically the key presentation of flock raiser food, as it's easy for chicks and poultries alike to eat and digest.
Shell grit- Included in layer feed, shell grit has two functions - one, it helps the gizzard break down food correctly, and two, it includes extra calcium to your chicken's diet. Calcium is required for proper nutrition no matter, but it's specifically crucial for egg-laying hens.
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 considerably economical and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your poultries if you've got nothing else accessible.
If you've got poultry questions, we've got the solutions- At Horses & Hounds, we know birds. It's our pleasure to serve the CT area, and with years of expertise and commitment to raising healthy fowl, you can trust us to give the most effective products for your flock. Give us a call at (860) 413-9880 or come see us at our store and let us assist you feed your birds the perfect food for their requirements.