Vella backyard layer pellets provide the protein levels required by laying chickens to maintain high levels of egg laying.
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Availability date: 01/01/1970
Vella Backyard Poultry Layer Pellets 20kg
A traditional and popular layer pellet feed for all poultry especially laying chickens. Provides the protein required by laying chickens to maintain high levels of egg laying. Back Yard Layer pellets have been formulated as a layer pellet to suit all breeds of layers from point of lay (18 - 20 weeks of age). Also suitable as a “phase out” feed after laying levels have reduced because of bird age, usually greater than 52 weeks of age.
Main Features :
# Proteins - No urea, all protein in the form of true proteins sources.
# Energy - To assist with egg production.
# Trace Mineral Premix - To assist in maintaining nutritional balance and layer health.
# Pellet - easier acceptance and intake by layers, especially bantams.
# Clearly Identifiable Bags - Avoids using the wrong product.
# Easy Lift Bag - For your safety.
|Typical Analysis||As Fed||Dry Matter|
|Energy KCAL/ kg||1800||2045|
- Introduce to birds from 18 - 20 weeks of age.
- Intake varies from 105 grams - 140 grams per day depending on bird health, breed, lighting, housing, climate conditions and water supply.
- Feeding hens to production is important to maximise bird health, egg production and yoke colour.
- Fresh, clean water to be accessible at all times.
- Greens can be fed in conjunction with pellets.
- Older hens (>2 years) egg production will decline rapidly.
- Egg production rates will vary according to a range of external factors including bird age, housing, lighting, variable weather conditions, predators, inoculations and hygiene to name a few.
- Phase supplementary feeding both in and out gradually to help avoid set backs.
- Housing should be well vented but draft free.
- Ensure clean, cool water is accessible at all times.
- Feeders and waterers need to be easily accessible and cleaned of litter on a regular basis.
- Quarantine sick layers to prevent possible outbreaks.
- Dead layers need to be removed straight away and disposed of. Revision: 20070808
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