Raising chickens is costly especially if you are feeding your flock with 100% of commercial feeds. With an average cost of P30/kg of feeds, if you have a layer, your profit is not really that much.
Previously we published the lists of plants and greens that can be a support to your commercial feeds. In this article, we are going to give you more tips on what to feed your chickens and reduce costs by 50% to 60% without compromising growth and quality.
Back in the 90s’ during my teenage years, our family grew a lot of native chickens in our hometown in Negros Occidental. We always had around 100 native chickens roaming around our house. My father never bought commercial feeds. Just grated coconuts, rice bran, grated cassava, and corn.
When I started raising chickens more than 5 year...