HOW TO PREPARE THE BEST ORGANIC CHICKEN FEED FOR YOUR FARM

How to Prepare the Best Organic Chicken Feed for Your Farm

How to Prepare the Best Organic Chicken Feed for Your Farm

Organic chicken feed is food that is prepared and does not contain additives such as hormones, pesticides, antibiotics or other "foreign" substances.
 
Organic food is healthy feed. And the flock loved him.
 
Due to its high protein content, it increases the number of eggs a hen will lay in a week. In fact, organic chicken feed is the healthiest chicken feed.

What you need to know about making organic chicken feed? 

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Unlike other chicken feed, organic chicken feed goes through many processes and certifications.
 
Most farmers just stop thinking about it. However, some ranchers who are concerned about the welfare of their herds still use horns.
 

Here are some things you need to know about organic chicken feed;

  • 1. The seeds used to prepare organic food must be certified.

You don't just take any food and use it to make organic chicken feed. The government and other agencies involved in agriculture must provide the seeds on the land they grow before the seeds can be used. 

  • 2. The farmer in question must have organic certification.

Whether you grow fruit or have a farm where the fruit is grown, you must have a certificate. Now this does not mean the farm, I am saying that you as a farmer must have a certificate to be able to grow and sell your products as organic.

  • 3. This requires human activity.

 Since antibiotics are not used, human activity is more intensive. But compared to chicken feed Felix, it's herculean.
 
Preparing organic food is hard work. It will take more than just "you" to get the job done.

  • 4. You don't process organic feeds together with conventional feed. 

The final product of this feed must be shipped and prepared separately from conventional foods. Mixing the two together can lead to contamination.
 
And pollution can lead to the practice of farm chicken disease. 

  • 5.Preparing organic feed requires other ingredients. 

To prepare organic food, you need to mix other ingredients.
 
This includes more commercial or fermented feeds contains.

What do I need to make organic chicken feed?

 As mentioned earlier, you need more than conventional ingredients to create the best organic chicken feed. Below are the things you need;

  • Peas 
  • Corn
  • Barley
  •  lentils
  • Quinoa
  • Oyster shells
  •  Sesame oil
  •  Organic wheat
  • flaxseed meal
  • Molasses fish meal, etc.

Mixing all of these and other ingredients together will ensure that the flock is eating the right amount of feed.
 
With all these benefits packed into one diet, laying hens will love it.

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 How to Prepare the Best Organic Chicken Feed for Your Farm
 
Now that you know what to do, how do you prepare organic chicken feed?
 
Do you mix it all together? Not really.
 

Here is a guide you can follow;

1. Get your organic feed mix ready

Ingredient                                 Quantity 

Wholecorn                                      2


Soft white wheat                             3

 
Hard red winter wheat                    3 


Hulled Barley                                  1

 
Oatmeal                                           1 

 

Sunflower seeds                               2


peanut                                              ½ 

 
Wheat bran                                      1


Split  peas                                        1

 
lentil                                                 1

 
Quinoa                                             1 


Sesame seeds                                   1

 
Kelp                                                  1 


Diatomaceous earth 

(not the kind you put in your pool)   ½ 


The table above shows the mixing strategy for organic food 


2. Mix the ingredients
 
Next, you will mix the ingredients. It is best to mix well with your hands. 
 
Your organic chicken feed is ready to serve.
Always remember to run your hands through the food before feeding the chickens in case something gets in the way.

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