Hen Health Tonic

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During moulting season, chickens need an extra boost to their diet. Hen Tonic is a mix of natural, nutrient-rich goodies that provide the essential nutrients required to support birds during a time when energy is often diverted to feather production rather than egg production.

A healthy pick-me-up for chickens, packed full of goodness and tailor-made for laying hens. Hen Tonic includes rolled oats and wheat as a source of carbohydrates as well as sunflower seeds for Vitamin B, Vitamin B, Omega-6 Fatty Acids, Manganese, and protein. Garlic and seaweed flakes round up this powerhouse of protein and goodness.

  • An ideal source of nutrients to boost health during the moulting season
  • Helps prevent low egg production that often occurs during moulting
  • Contains sunflower seeds for glossy, healthy feathers
  • Contains garlic to help prevent internal parasites

Ingredients: Rolled oats, wheat, sunflower seeds, garlic, brewers yeast, seaweed flake.

Feeding Guide: Scatter on the ground or mix with your usual chicken feed for a health boosting treat.

FAQs

How many chickens should I get?

How many is too many? This somewhat depends on their roaming space, whether your coop can comfortably cater to them, and whether you can afford to look after them correctly. However before you start planning for a new (or bigger) flock it’s important to check the regulations with your local council. There are different rules for how many you are allowed (and other key details) depending on where you live.

What are the most important things to have in a chicken coop?

Your chooks will need dark nesting boxes, some solid perches for roosting and obviously somewhere to shelter from the elements. Chickens like to sleep close together so you don’t need to go over the top – something like 20cms of perch space will be enough. Nest boxes should be approximately 30 square cm.

How much should I feed each chicken?

For the average brown shaver (around 2kg) feed 120-130g of food each day. Extras, such as scraps or mealworms should be no more than 5-10g per day. For smaller heritage species, it's best to talk to a breeder.

Does any of your chicken feed contain extra hormones?

No it does not.

What kind of treats do chickens like?

They go crazy for mealworms! Scatter a few on the ground to encourage natural foraging behaviour. The high protein content also helps to boost egg productivity.

How often should I feed chickens treats?

Treats should make up, at most, 5-10% of their daily diet.

How long does chicken feed last when stored?

If stored correctly in a dry environment our feed should last approximately 4-5 months. Always check your feed for mould or bugs before feeding however.

Where do Topflite’s chicken feed ingredients come from?

Most of our ingredients are grown at our South Island farms, a lot of it harvested from the rich and fertile soils of our hometown, Ōamaru.

Does Topflite chicken feed contain ruminant protein?

The only product that contains ruminant protein is our Classic Layer Pellets. The protein content of our other feeds is vegetable based.

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