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.
Shell-strengthening nutrients in every bite. All Purina® premium layer feeds are infused with the Oyster Strong® System to ensure your laying hens achieve a consistent supply of calcium through a blend of oyster shell, vitamin D and manganese.
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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.
Ducks can be a fun addition to any backyard flock. If you’ve been raising chickens for a few years, it may be time to add these entertaining birds to your flock and dive into raising ducks.
If you’re welcoming new chicks, read baby chick care tips to learn how can you give them a solid start.
Incubating eggs is a 21-day project that can be successful with care, vigilance and planning.
How do chickens lay eggs? The process takes 24 to 26 hours per egg, with most time spent building a strong eggshell. Eggs are created from the inside out.