Healthy poultries lay delicious eggs, and you get healthy chickens from top quality poultry feed. While you can get a large bag of random food down at your neighborhood farm resource store, you won't have any concept if it's right for your brood or not.
Locating the best food with the right nutritional balance is essential, but the specialists at Buckles Feed Depot & Pet Supply in 220 S 4th St are here to help you find the perfect food for your coop.
Poultries are rather omnivorous and voraciously opportunistic. They'll eat anything from grain to bugs, and even animal products depending upon how small the pieces are. Additionally, they need a diverse selection of nutrients in order to not only lay eggs but lay eggs that are nutritionally thick.
Chick starter and grower feed- These feeds are loaded with calories - particularly from healthy protein - to help your chicks grow quickly, bolstering their immune systems and improving their overall health and wellness. Grower feed is vital for decent poundage and rapid growth for robust, healthy poultries.
Layer feed- Completely balanced for healthy chickens laying eggs on a routine basis, layer feed has a different dietary structure that consists of more calcium to encourage proper egg production in newly laying hens.
Flock raiser- This feed provides well balanced nutrition when you have a blended flock of chickens. Flock raiser feeds fantastic, general nutrition to all type 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- Chickens have a tendency to prefer little pellets and crumble to larger pieces of food - they're simply easier to consume! Crumble is often the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's simple for chicks and chickens alike to eat and digest.
Shell grit- Included in layer feed, shell grit has 2 objectives - one, it aids the gizzard break down food effectively, and two, it includes extra calcium to your poultry's diet. Calcium is essential for correct nutrition no matter, but it's especially important for egg-laying hens.
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 rather inexpensive and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your poultries if you've got nothing else available.
If you've got chicken questions, we've got the solutions- At Buckles Feed Depot & Pet Supply, we know birds. It's our pleasure to serve the IN area, and with years of competence and commitment to raising healthy chicken, you can trust us to offer the best items for your flock. Give us a call at (765) 742-7500 or come see us at our store and let us assist you feed your birds the perfect food for their demands.