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Eddie’s Corner: Poultry Nutrition Aid

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent

ChickensSpring is just around the corner and with the warmer weather the sound of baby chicks can be heard in the post office and the feed stores. Whether you are working with three laying hens in a backyard coop or a farm full of broilers, chickens need proper nutrition to live healthy, low-stress lives. Providing the correct balance of protein, vitamins and other nutrients can be challenging for those mixing their own feed. An incorrect mixture can lead to malnourished or stressed chickens.  Continue reading