Healthy poultries lay delicious eggs, and you get healthy chickens from quality chicken feed. While you can get a huge bag of random food down at your local farm resource shop, you won't have any type of suggestion if it's right for your brood or not.
Finding the ideal food with the right nutritional balance is crucial, but the specialists at Moore Equine Feed & Pet Supply in 1012 N May St are here to aid you locate the best food for your coop.
Poultries are somewhat omnivorous and voraciously opportunistic. They'll eat anything from grain to bugs, and even animal products relying on how little 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 feed- These feeds are packed with calories - specifically from healthy protein - to help your chicks grow swiftly, boosting their immune systems and boosting their total health and wellness. Grower feed is essential for suitable poundage and quick development for robust, healthy poultries.
Layer feed- Perfectly balanced for healthy hens laying eggs on a regular basis, layer feed has a different nutritional composition that includes more calcium to stimulate proper egg creation in newly laying hens.
Flock raiser- This feed provides well balanced nutrition when you have a combined flock of chickens. Flock raiser feeds great, basic nutrition to all manner of chickens without the enhanced micronutrient profiles of the other types of feed. Simply put, it's simply much easier to use and still provides wonderful nutrition.
Crumble and pellets- Poultries often tend to prefer small pellets and crumble to bigger pieces of food - they're just easier to consume! Crumble is usually the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's easy for chicks and poultries alike to consume and absorb.
Shell grit- Included in layer feed, shell grit has 2 purposes - one, it helps the gizzard break down food properly, and two, it adds extra calcium to your chicken's diet. Calcium is needed for appropriate nutrition regardless, but it's especially crucial for egg-laying chickens.
Corn- Cracked corn isn't a great feed - it's calorie-dense but not big on nutrition. No matter, it's a nice treat for your chickens, it's quite affordable and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your chickens if you've got nothing else handy.
If you've got poultry questions, we've got the solutions- At Moore Equine Feed & Pet Supply, we understand birds. It's our delight to serve the NC area, and with years of competence and commitment to raising healthy fowl, you can trust us to give the most effective products for your flock. Give us a call at (910) 692-2385 or come see us at our store and let us help you feed your birds the ideal food for their demands.