Healthy chickens lay tasty eggs, and you get healthy chickens from quality chicken feed. Finding the right feed with the appropriate nutritional balance is essential and the specialists at Chow Down Pet Supplies in Montrose 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 varied array 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, particularly from healthy protein - to assist your chicks grow, boosting their immune systems, and enhancing their overall health and wellness. Grower feed is vital for healthy chickens.
Layer feed has a various nutritional composition that consists of more calcium to promote proper egg creation in newly laying chickens.
Flock raiser provides a well 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 typically the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's easy for chicks and chickens alike to eat and absorb.
Shell grit has 2 objectives - one, it helps the gizzard break down food correctly, and two, it adds added calcium to your chicken's diet. Calcium is needed for appropriate nutrition regardless, but it's particularly crucial for egg-laying chickens.
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 very cheap and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your chickens if you've got nothing else on hand.
If you have chicken concerns, we've got the answers. At Chow Down Pet Supplies, we know chickens. It's our pleasure to offer the Montrose area, and with years of experience and dedication to raising healthy chicken. You can trust us to offer the best items for your flock. Give us a call at (970) 249-5052 or come see us at our store and let us assist you feed your chickens the ideal food for their needs.