What chicken feed should you use? I looked at 4 popular chicken feed choices (Big Sky, Purina, Nutrena, and O’Nate) and measured the rate that my chickens wasted it, the ingredients, and the cost. Which one will you use (or will you make your own)?
This is part of a series on commercial chicken feed. In this part I analyzed Big Sky Organic chicken feed. What do they use to make it and how much will it cost you?
Why is feeding eggshells to your chickens such a big deal (and how can you do it safely)?
Mealworms are a great source of cheap protein for your chickens. They are easy to care for. Here is the easiest way (I think) to clean a mealworm colony.
This post is part of a series looking at four different commercial feeds, their ingredients, and a cost analysis. Find out exactly how much my chickens ate of this feed over the course of three months and what the ingredients are.
Trying to decide on a commercial feed for your chicken layers? This series looks at four different commercial feeds, their ingredients, and a “real life” measurement of how much my chickens ate over a 3 month time. How much will your chicken feed cost you and what exactly are your birds eating?