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grantmcscott

  • Joined May 2020
Chick and Chicken Feed
« on: May 16, 2020, 05:29:55 pm »
Hi
Looking for some advise on what to feed my day old chicken and chickens.  Looking for something that is ethically sourced cereals free from routine antibiotics, any additives and growth hormones.

Can anyone advise what is the best products to buy.

thanks
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chrismahon

  • Joined Dec 2011
  • Gascony, France
Re: Chick and Chicken Feed
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2020, 10:21:16 am »
As far as I am aware chick crumb for domestic flocks will not have antibiotics or growth hormones. However it may have an ACS treatment which is to prevent coccidiosis. That additive does inhibit growth slightly but does offset the risk of the disease- they don't use it here. Our chick crumb includes added vitamins, minerals and probiotics for best growth and health.

Perris

  • Joined Mar 2017
  • Gower
Re: Chick and Chicken Feed
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2020, 06:45:38 am »
this company's products are widely available and might fit your bill
https://www.smallholderfeed.co.uk/

 

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