Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn vs Country Layers Pellets
Are you looking for some Heygates feed for your poultry, but can't decide on which one would be best for them? Both of these feeds provide a cluckin' good meal for your peckish poultry, but have their own distinctive qualities.
Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn
Is It For You?
The Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn is ideal for you if you want:
A wheat and maize based feed
A corn suitable for all types of poultry
A supplementary food forming part of a balanced diet
Why Should I Choose The Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn?
Without sounding corny, the Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn is a rather egg-cellent choice for your chickens. Made up from just two ingredients- wheat and maize grits- you can feed this corn to your Turkeys, Chickens, Ducks and Geese. Whatever type of poultry you have, they'll be itching for this tasty afternoon treat.
This poultry food is intended for use as a supplementary food; Much like a snack you devour whilst watching a chick-flick. Whilst your geese will go gaga for this corn, it should form part of a balanced diet. Plus, you should scatter this feed to encourage the natural foraging instinct.
Heygates Country Layers Pellets
Is It For You?
The Heygates Country Layers Pellets is ideal for you if you want:
A premium quality feed
A feed suitable for free range laying chickens
A complete feed which maintains a balanced diet
Why Should I Choose The Heygates Country Layers Pellets?
In comparison, we have the Heygates Country Layers Pellets. This tasty feed is made using traditional and quality ingredients, perfect for those busy beaks.
Perhaps your last chicken feed wasn't what it cracked up to be. The Heygates Country Layers Pellets are ground and steamed into pellets to improve your chickens digestibility.
This feed is suitable for free range laying chickens only, unlike the Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn which is suitable for all poultry. However, this feed includes Calcium which improves the strength of shells. Plus, it features natural pigments from marigolds and orange skins which assist the yolk in flourishing into its bright orange state.
Testing The Heygates Country Layers Pellets
We were quite curious about just how pigmented this yolk would be. Plus, we wanted to understand how much tougher the shells would get. So, we put on our testing heads and tried out this experiment on some cluckers of our own.
With consistent feeding of the Heygates Country Layers Pellets to the chickens, there were noticeable changes to the eggs yolks after around five days.
The egg on the left is from chickens that have been consistently fed Heygates Country Layers Pellets for five days. On the other hand, the egg on the right is from chickens that haven't been fed Country Layers Pellets at all.
Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn vs Country Layers Pellets Summary
To summarise, both of these poultry feeds sound like a flavourful feed for your fowl. Whilst the Heygates Country Layers Pellets should be used as your free range chicken's main feed- The Heygates Mixed Poultry Corn can be fed to any of your poultry as a delicious afternoon snack. Both are balanced with nutrients and full of premium quality ingredients.
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