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Broiler and Layer Chicken Feeding Guide

Broiler and Layer Chicken Feeding Guide

Chickens
One of the most common questions we get is how much feed do I need?  While there are many factors that impact how much feed that your chickens will need over the years we have established the following guidelines based on years of experience. These guidelines are separated into two parts. The first one is for the broiler and the second part is for layers. Layers and broilers have different feed consumption. Broilers Starter Feed. After acquiring day-old chicks, for the first 2 weeks, your chicks should be given starter feed. The most common starter feed available on every poultry supply is Integra 1000 by BMEG but you can ask the store for a cheaper alternative.  Each chick will require about 28 grams per day or approximately 392 grams of feed for the first 14 days. Grower Feed. St...