Get your flock off to a healthy, strong start with our expert guidance and nutritional poultry feeding programs.
Baby chicks require unique nutrients to start strong and grow into happy, healthy hens. Purina® starter-grower feeds include the optimal combination of the required nutrients. This means all the nutrients baby chicks need are included in the bag, no need to supplement.
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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.
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.
It’s vital to provide your chickens with the essential nutrients when they begin laying eggs. Learn more about how to switch to a chicken layer feed from Team Purina.
Pasty butt or chick pasting up is a common reason for a sick baby chick, most often caused by stress. This is a condition where droppings stick to a chick’s vent area, preventing excretion of waste.
Want to give your backyard chickens the free-range diet they deserve? Purina® Layena®+ Free Range Layer Feed has your hens covered.
Introducing the Purina professionals behind the research at the backyard coops at our farm.
Senior Scientist – Purina Animal Research Center
Scientist, Health Research Unit
Director of Veterinary Services
Manager of Veterinary Services – Purina Animal Nutrition Center
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