Healthy chickens lay tasty eggs, and you get healthy chickens from top quality chicken feed. Finding the right feed with the correct nutritional balance is vital and the experts at Love's Pets in Agoura Hills are here to help you.
Chickens will consume anything from grain to insects, and even animal items depending on how small the pieces are. Additionally, they require a varied variety of nutrients in order to not only lay eggs but lay eggs that are nutritionally dense.
Chick starter and grower feeds are packed with calories, particularly from healthy protein - to assist your chicks grow, strengthening their immune systems, and enhancing their overall health and wellness. Grower feed is vital for healthy chickens.
Layer feed has a different nutritional structure that consists of more calcium to encourage proper egg production in newly laying chickens.
Flock raiser provides a well balanced nutrition when you have a combined flock of chickens. It's much easier to use and still gives great nutrition.
Crumble and pellets are often the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's simple for chicks and chickens alike to consume and absorb.
Shell grit has 2 purposes - one, it assists the gizzard break down food correctly, and two, it includes extra calcium to your chicken's diet. Calcium is necessary for correct nutrition regardless, but it's particularly vital for egg-laying chickens.
Cracked corn isn't a great feed - it's calorie-dense but not big on nutrition. Regardless, it's a nice treat for your chickens, it's considerably low-cost and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your chickens if you've got nothing else handy.
If you have chicken questions, we've got the answers. At Love's Pets, we know chickens. It's our pleasure to serve the Agoura Hills area, and with years of experience and dedication to raising healthy chicken. You can trust us to offer the very best products for your flock. Give us a call at (818) 991-3449 or come see us at our store and let us help you feed your chickens the ideal food for their needs.