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General Questions

Depends on the breed and age. Some chickens lay an egg almost every day, others every 1 1/2 to 2 days. If the chicken is broody or going through a molt, they may not lay for several days to weeks. Everyone needs a break sometimes. For real, and we'll

Niacin Levels in our Layer Feed

There are four main sources of niacin in animal feed. There is niacin found in cereal grains like wheat (not so much in corn). That is not very available to animals, so I don’t count it when I formulate. That’s why some homemade feeds don’t work well

If I purchase the Layer Feed, do I need to add Grit or Oyster Shell to it?

Great question! It's recommended that the grit and the oyster shell be offered separately. We don’t know exactly how much a hen will need in any one day, but she is pretty good about regulating her own intake on those things. If the grit and oyster s

Avian Influenza (Update)

Get The Facts About Avian Influenza. Avian Influenza (or Bird Flu) in Backyard Chicken Flocks. Signs of Avian Influenza. Avian Influenza Frequently Asked Questions. Alert flyer for poultry owners