Poultry Feed

Feeding a Mixed Flock

2018-07-05T08:09:02+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed|0 Comments

Your flock — all lovely ladies of laying age. But then chicken math gets the best of you and you find yourself with chicks, which grow into pullets, and wait, did one of those pullets just crow? Now you’ve found yourself with chickens of different ages, plus a rooster, and a flock with differing nutritional ...

Optimizing Scratch and Peck Feeds for Your Animals

2018-04-24T07:10:13+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed, Tips and Tricks|4 Comments

We provide guidelines to help you optimize our feeds, treats, and supplements for your animals. Many factors can affect using animal feeds, including breed, age, and quantity of animals. Even climate (think heat and humidity in Georgia vs. cold and snow in Alaska) and finicky animals (just like humans!) can impact feed usage. But in ...

Why We Go Medicated-Free with Our Feeds

2018-03-01T12:07:56+00:00Animal Feed Regulations, Chicken care, Poultry Feed|2 Comments

Occasionally we are asked if our Naturally Free Organic Starter contains medication, and the answer is a solid no. We believe a healthy diet and a clean environment are the most important things for a birds’ health. Here's some backstory on why some starter feeds do contain medication. Cocci – the protozoan that cause Coccidiosis ...

No Dirty Birds — Go Organic from Day 1

2018-02-13T09:53:49+00:00Animal Feed Regulations, Chicken care, Organic, Poultry Feed|2 Comments

Last month, a farmer in Oregon who uses our poultry feed for his meat birds contacted us to tell us a quick story. He had recently taken his birds to be processed. When the processor looked at the birds, he asked, “What do you feed your birds?” The farmer said, “Scratch and Peck Feeds. Why?” ...

Feed Is Our Craft

2018-05-15T14:27:43+00:00Animal Feed Regulations, Farms and Suppliers, Poultry Feed|8 Comments

If you plant a garden every year, you know that no two seasons are alike, that no two plants are alike, that not even two vegetables from the same plant are alike. Even when we are meticulous in our methods of rotating the soil, planting the seeds, watering and tending to the plants, the harvest ...

Grow, Grow, Grow Your Flock … with Organic Grower Feed

2018-03-06T14:02:26+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed|0 Comments

We’re well into spring, which means that many people are well into raising their chicks. The downy fluff is being replaced by more defined feathers that will help them stay warm as they become more adventurous and roam about to forage. As their bodies grow and change, so do their nutritional needs. This next phase ...