If Your Chickens Are Molting, Here’s What To Feed! [Video]

Molting can be stressful for both you and your chickens.


When a chicken molts, they lose their feathers and regrow new ones. It’s a totally normal process, but in order to grow new feathers, your hen needs all the nutrients she can get.


In this video, we talk about the best ways to provide extra protein for your chickens as they molt.


You’ll learn:


  • The simplest way to provide extra protein to molting chickens
  • Why beans need to be soaked before you can even think of feeding them to chickens
  • How I personally provide extra protein for my hens when they need the extra support.


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Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of "Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock," and the creator of the online courses Feeding Your Hens Right, Healthy Coop Boot Camp, and The Homestead Advantage. Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside. So am I. Welcome to FrugalChicken. Whether you’re a seasoned homesteader, an urban farmer, or an apartment-dweller, I’m here to answer your questions, share my life with you, and learn from your experiences.

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