Barnyard layer pellets have been specifically formulated for the person running a few laying hens in their backyard. Feed Barnyard layer pellets ad-lib (free choice) from the point of lay onwards. The amount they eat will depend on their size and the amount of other foodstuffs available.
Layer Pellets 10kg & 20kg
Average intakes could be 125g per bird per day. Self feeders, protected from rain and wind are an excellent method of feeding pellets or mash.
Egg production needs a good supply of nutrients and Mainfeeds Barnyard Layer Pellets is a complete feed for laying hens. i.e – it supplies all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals required for hens to maintain good egg production.
If hens receive large proportion of their diet from kitchen scraps or vegetable. i.e – over 50% then extra calcium should be supplemented in the form of oyster grit or similar product to ensure good egg shell formation.
It is important to have fresh, clean water available at all times. Place the water in a separate container away from the dry feed to minimise spillage and dampness.
- Crude Protein 14% min
- Fat – 5% max
- Fiber – 6% max
- Salt – 0.4% max.
Ingredients selected from: Grain, grain by-products, plant proteins, animal proteins, animal fats, vegetable oils, minerals, amino acids, yolk colour and specialised vitimin/mineral premix.
Available in 10kg and 25kg bags