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Grit – Because chickens don’t have teeth!

2018-11-15T15:24:42+00:00Poultry Feed, Supplements, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

You may have heard the old adage, ‘as rare as hen’s teeth’, and never given it a second thought … but what does that mean? Around 80 million years ago, the great-great ancestor of the chicken we know today stopped producing teeth during development. This may sound like no big deal, but surprisingly, birds are ...

Spring is in the Air – Time to Get Ready for CHICKS!

2018-11-15T15:25:04+00:00Chicken care, How To, Supplements, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

This time of year, most feed stores have started putting in their hatchery orders for chicks and will soon begin preparations for related events and promotions at their locations. Are you ready? Chicks have very special feed requirements unique from all other stages due to their need for higher protein levels and finer grain sizes. ...

Why No GMOs?

2018-11-15T15:25:15+00:00Feed information, Non-GMO Project Verified|0 Comments

What is a GMO? GMOs, or “genetically modified organisms,” are plants or animals created through the gene splicing techniques of biotechnology (also called genetic engineering, or GE). This experimental technology merges DNA from different species, creating unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that cannot occur in nature or in traditional crossbreeding. We ...

Sometimes Corn Free, Always Soy Free

2018-11-15T15:25:25+00:00Animal Feed Regulations, Feed information, Non-GMO Project Verified|0 Comments

We make certain that every bag of our feed is made with Certified Organic, non-GMO ingredients, and are always soy free. People who buy our feeds know that the decisions they make every day have an effect on the world around them and want to be sure they choose wisely. Feeding with our Certified Organic, ...

Scratch and Peck Feeding Tips for Chickens

2018-11-15T15:25:35+00:00How To, Poultry Feed, Tips and Tricks|2 Comments

Are your chickens leaving behind the healthful fines (the powdery bits) in their feeder? Try these tips that have helped our customers train their chickens to clean their plate after each meal! Don't over feed -  On average, an adult hen will eat around a 1/3 pound of feed per day, or approximately 2 lbs ...