Healthy chickens lay delicious eggs, and you get healthy chickens from quality chicken feed. Finding the ideal feed with the right nutritional balance is critical and the experts at High Paw Pet Supplies in Fairplay are here to assist you.
Chickens will eat anything from grain to bugs, and even animal items depending on how small the pieces are. Additionally, they need a diverse selection of nutrients in order to not only lay eggs but lay eggs that are nutritionally dense.
Chick starter and grower feeds are loaded with calories, especially from healthy protein - to assist your chicks grow, strengthening their immune systems, and improving their overall health. Grower feed is important for healthy chickens.
Layer feed has a various nutritional structure that includes more calcium to stimulate proper egg production in newly laying chickens.
Flock raiser offers a balanced nutrition when you have a combined flock of chickens. It's less complicated to use and still gives great nutrition.
Crumble and pellets are often the primary presentation of flock raiser food, as it's easy for chicks and chickens alike to consume and absorb.
Shell grit has 2 functions - one, it assists the gizzard break down food correctly, and two, it adds additional calcium to your chicken's diet. Calcium is required for correct nutrition regardless, but it's particularly important for egg-laying hens.
Cracked corn isn't a great feed - it's calorie-dense but not big on nutrition. Regardless, it's a nice treat for your chickens, it's considerably cheap and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your chickens if you've got absolutely nothing else handy.
If you have chicken questions, we've got the solutions. At High Paw Pet Supplies, we know chickens. It's our pleasure to serve the Fairplay area, and with years of knowledge and dedication to raising healthy chicken. You can trust us to provide the very best products for your flock. Give us a call at (719) 836-4909 or come see us at our store and let us assist you feed your chickens the perfect food for their needs.