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by warwick
10 Mar 2017, 12:41
Forum: Feeding and Housing
Topic: Spelt - can i feed it to chooks?
Replies: 1
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Spelt - can i feed it to chooks?

Hi all My friend has a load of unused spelt grain that he has asked me if I want for the chooks. Has anyone fed this to their chickens before? I feed mine on layers pellets with a daily handful of corn - could I replace the corn with the spelt maybe? It's in date as he has just used it to make beer ...
by warwick
04 Mar 2017, 21:12
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Soft shell eggs after molt?
Replies: 2
Views: 1421

Re: Soft shell eggs after molt?

Thanks for reply. Her comb seems a little redder and she laid a normal egg today so I'm hoping with Spring on its way she'll be back to normal - although I hope she lays a little less often, poor thing. I should imagine her body gets exhausted laying an egg every day!
by warwick
01 Mar 2017, 14:51
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Soft shell eggs after molt?
Replies: 2
Views: 1421

Soft shell eggs after molt?

Hi One of my two chickens, Gertrude, has laid the odd soft shell egg recently. She is about 1.5 years old and up until November 16 had laid pretty much every day. She stopped for winter which I was pleased about as she was looking a little scruffy and felt quite light. In early Jan she had to go to ...