Get your flock off to a healthy, strong start with our expert guidance and nutritional poultry feeding programs.
It’s been a long year, flock friends. It’s time to do what you do best: put some smiles back on faces and spread a little love with your delicious backyard eggs! Share your eggs with anyone who could use a little kindness in their day. Click below to learn more and to download and print your own #OperationFreshEgg egg carton labels and greeting cards to add to your eggs. Then, capture your act of kindness and share it using #OperationFreshEgg on Instagram or Facebook.
If you’re into backyard flocks like we are, you love sharing know-how with others. Check out our advice on nutrition, coops, composting and more.
Our chicken feeds are formulated for healthy birds and nutritious eggs. Try us. You’ll see the difference for yourself.
We’re behind the national movement to make backyard flocks part of family life everywhere. Our support, products and enthusiasm are with you all the way.
Just as humans’ nutritional needs change from infancy to adulthood, backyard birds require different nutrients as they grow from baby chicks into hens or roosters. Chickens require 38 unique nutrients each day to start strong, lay strong and stay strong. Our complete layer feed provides the right balance of nutrients, vitamins and minerals your backyard hens need.
Want to know how to keep chickens cool in the summer? Get tips from Team Purina on chicken waterer systems, chicken coop ventilation and what to feed chickens in the summer.
Many chicken hens lay their first egg around 18 weeks of age and then lay up to an egg each day, subject to breed, environment and individual bird. Learn more from Team Purina.
From baby chicks to laying hen retirement, learn about the six key chicken growth stages you birds will experience in this article from Team Purina.
Do eggs need to be refrigerated? Why are my chickens eating eggs? Team Purina answers these questions and more on handling and collecting chicken eggs.
Introducing the Purina professionals behind the research at the backyard coops at our farm.
Nutritionist, Companion Animal Technical Solutions
Director of Process Research
Director of Veterinary Services
Senior Scientist – Purina Animal Research Center
Get the best thinking of the most accomplished group of Ph.D. nutritionists and experts in the industry.