How Much Feed Will These Hens Eat?

These are basic guidelines but give you a good idea of how much baby chicks will eat:

-15 lbs of feed to raise a white egg layer pullet (from chick to first egg),

-18 lbs of feed to raise a brown egg layer pullet (from chick to first egg)

-10 lbs of feed to raise a Cornish cross broiler to 7 weeks of age.

When a standard size chicken (example: Rhode Island Red hen) is at 6 months of age it will consume 1.5 lbs of feed weekly.

Wondering about a different type of poultry, or want more info? You can also read our blog on this topic here.

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