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Simple Chicken Feed for Laying Hens

This recipe is formulated for laying hens but is versatile and can be used for all your other chickens too. The ingredients are inexpensive and easy to find and can be found in bulk to save you money.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 mins
Mixing Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins


  • Large container
  • Mixing stick or large spoon


  • 10 pounds cracked corn
  • 10 pounds split peas
  • 8 pounds wheat
  • 1-1.5 pounds oats do not exceed 15%
  • 1-1.5 ounces flaxseed
  • 1-1.5 ounces kelp powder
  • Crushed eggshells optional
  • 1 ounce salt not for free-range chickens


  • Combine all ingredients in a large container.
  • Stir thoroughly mix.
  • Feed to your laying hens or other chickens.
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