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How to have a healthy lay

Laying eggs is a full-time job for hens, so you must provide them the correct nutrients they need, to do the best job they can. A complete, balanced and good quality feed will support hens’ health whilst helping them produce the most nutritious eggs and consistency of lay.

An egg’s quality reflects the care and management the hen receives, getting good eggs takes some work, and not just on the chicken’s behalf. To keep its’ body functioning and to produce nutrient-rich eggs daily, it’s vital a laying hen gets a balanced diet with suitable levels of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins and minerals.

How to have a healthy lay
An egg’s quality reflects the care and management the hen receives, getting good eggs takes some work, and not just on the chicken’s behalf

The Farmgate Feeds Layers diets contain the finest levels of calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D3 that are essential for bone strength and good shell quality. Whilst the other nutrients are composed to ensure constant egg production, egg size and yolk colour.

Farmgate’s Super Omega Mash is an exclusive feed comprising of LINTEC, a form of Linseed which includes high levels of naturally occurring Omega 3 fatty acids. Diets enriched with omega 3 are generally perceived to be supportive of good health. Customers choosing Farmgate’s Super Omega Mash have also fed back an improved eating experience.