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Percent protein in three types of chicken feed
The first thing to understand when you begin
to formulate your own chicken feed is that there are different types of
feed out there. Basically, chickens of different ages or types
need a different ratio of protein and calcium in their diets.
Here are the top three types of chicken feed:
Of course, different breeds
of chickens also need slightly different formulas. In addition,
time of year can make a big difference --- many sources recommend
feeding more carbohydrates (mostly corn) in the winter to give your
chickens the energy to stay warm.
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