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Adult Molt Feed Blend Non-GMO
Product: Adult Molt Feed Blend Non-GMO
Features: No Preservatives or Additives, Non-GMO, Freshly Made, Vitamins at Peak Performance, Custom Made for Seasons, Pre and Pro-Biotics, Oregano Oil to help with Coccidiosis and Gut Health Naturally, High Amino Acids for Egg Quality – Hatchability – Feather Quality.
Use: To feed your adult fowl from point of lay. Feed to your birds at the onset of molt, until weight loss and feather loss is complete.
Instructions: Keep feed in airtight container. Free feed your birds. Waterfowl need water always when eating. We recommend keeping feeders at the height of their backs, so adjusting them will be necessary. Birds tend to always go for the big pieces of feed or treats. This will help with waste. Make sure to have grit free choice for the birds and fresh clean water.
Quantities: at farm can purchase 5lb increments, 50 lb increments. For shipping 20lb increments or order in bulk see here for bulk orders
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Adult Molt Feed Blend Non-GMO
We here at Sugar Feather Farm, have done the hard work and found the best fowl feed we can find. As a farm who deals with rare, and unique breeds of fowl who require more nutritional needs than the average fowl we noticed that none of the commercial feeds that were available were meeting the needs of the fowl and we were also concerned with additives, preservatives and GMO’s. We decided to go on a mission to find fresh and nutritionally balanced feed for our fowl here on the farm. This is our Molt Adult Blend feed. This feed is all inclusive for what your feathered friends will need at this stage.
We get our feed custom milled and designed in PA at a Non-GMO project verified facility. All of our feeds are formulated by the experienced animal nutritionists at The Fertrell Co, poultry scientists and The Fowl Guru. We have a unique vitamin and mineral premix with probiotics and digestive enzymes that is used in our custom feeds. In addition we have added a product called Prosper EO, which provides essential gut health for developing fowl. Grit is included in the feed but we recommend grit on the side, free choice and/or calcium.
No preservatives or antibiotics. Non-GMO. Pre- and pro-biotics. Freshly ground and fortified with extra vitamins, minerals, and amino acids to promote peak breeder performance, including egg quality, hatchability, and plumage condition. Essential oils to help naturally prevent coccidiosis and maintain gut health. Formulated specifically to meet the molting requirements of breeding birds.
Feed to your birds at the start of molt, until weight and feather loss is complete. Reduce feed to 75% of pre-molt feeding. Weight loss should be 18-20% of starting body weight. When weight and feather loss is complete, put birds back on adult breeder layer feed.
Feed to your birds at the start of molt, until weight and feather loss is complete. Reduce feed to 75% of pre-molt feeding. Weight loss should be 18-20% of starting body weight. When weight and feather loss is complete, put birds back on adult breeder layer feed. Use as complete feed. Ensure access to fresh clean water at all times.
Saves you money!
When birds are receiving all the nutrition they need, they tend to eat less. Yes really. Many customers report this to us. We also have tips and tricks to help with food waste. Simple steps you can take.
Why do we need a molting feed?
Fowl generally molt in the Fall, this is natures way of preparing them for the winter and the birds to get back to their ideal body weight and renew their feathers. This is an overall body recharge and fowl use this time to build up their nutrient reserves. They typically don’t lay during this period. We feed a molt feed to help maintain a successful transition. See our blog post on Molting for tips and suggestions.
Why do full grown fowl need a special feed?
All our fowl we preserve and raise need higher levels of vitamins and amino acids for feather and body function. We need our fowl to be productive and strong otherwise their offspring will not be healthy. Many of the breeds we raise and preserve have weak immune systems and genetically are hard to breed. We find getting their nutrition at peak performance, these specialty breeds increase fertility and overall health and vitality. Their feathers are lustrous and we have seen colors not seen before in their feathers. They need extra nutrition and minerals and vitamins at their optimum level, many of the feeds already produced are not fresh are lacking in viable nutrients and not enough for their needs.
Why do I need to feed an adult feed?
Adults require different levels of proteins vitamins and minerals at maturity. We consider maturity when a female lays her first egg and a male is over 7 months. As adults they need extra calcium in the feed and lots of grit. This would include all the fowl we have here on the farm; chickens, ducks, turkeys, guinea, geese and quail.
Fresh Feed is key!
Our feed company does not add any preservatives, it is FRESH. They fresh batch everything to order to ensure you as a customer get the longest shelf life out of the product. The fresher the feed the better. Fertrell Co.(our nutritionists) sees the best results if feed is used within 2 weeks of manufacturing. However, we understand this isn’t always plausible, so try to feed within 30 days of manufacture to ensure feed is fresh and vitamin levels are high. We make sure all our feeds are in tightly sealed containers to ensure freshness.
The feed is a mix of ground and cracked grains, they are not made into pellets for a reason. Many times there is additives and preservatives to create the pellets. We prefer it as a mix for this reason. We are finding our birds love the feed and are doing very well on it, with some amazing changes like better feather growth, feather coloring, overall larger bird and performance. Any mash left over you can make into a paste or wet for optimum consumption as birds love to pick through their feed of course!
Each of the feeds should have the feeding instructions, age range for birds, and nutritional information printed on the tag. When mature, our Molt Adult Breeder-Layer feed is recommended, some more fragile breeds call for the grower feed to be used longer and this is recommended on the breed page.
Prosper EO – Our Secret Weapon!
Prosper EO is a powerful antioxidant we add to all our Sugar Feather Farm feeds. It is a broad range immunity booster that has prebiotic fibers and blends of microinfused oils that helps support digestive health, overall performance, growth, and development. It boosts the fowl’s immunity so it can fight common diseases, issues, and weather changes. Case studies shows the data and has helped with Salmonella, E-Coli, and Coccidiosis in a safe and natural way. We strongly believe in using Oregano Oil in both feed and in the water for optimum results.
We also recommend using our Oregano Oil in the water as well. We believe that having nutrition in the water and feed is the best way to go.
The feed is available in quantities of 20lbs. This will be shipped via USPS and flat rate pricing. We tried to find the most economical pricing out there.
We will have 50lbs and 5 lb increments for purchase. Feed in bag provided. Feed will be available for pickup outside the farm gate or brought to your vehicle.
Storage: keep the feed in an airtight storage container away from heat and wet conditions. This will ensure the longevity of the feed and optimal freshness.
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Pre-ordered adults and hatchlings may be picked up by appointment. To safeguard our birds from exposure to disease brought in by visitors, in accordance with the provisions of the National Poultry Improvement Plan, areas where birds are kept are off limits. However you are welcome to look at all the breeds and interactions, it is a site to see.
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I ordered game bird feed and I am very happy with the product. The online ordering was super easy and the wait time for the feed to arrive was satisfactory. The product was very fresh and my birds love it! I will definitly order more products from Sugar Feather Farms