Red Hen 17 is a premium quality layer food formulated to be fed to all classes of laying poultry. This high specification diet is nutritionally balanced for essential nutrients such as protein, energy, vitamins and minerals necessary for high rates of lay and large egg size.
Linoleic acid is included in the diet at a minimum of 1.2% for enhanced egg size.
Red Hen 17 is manufactured in the No Grind Crumble form to reduce selective feeding and yet still offers hens large grain pieces which they prefer.
Red Hen 17 is a medication free diet.
For detailed feeding recommendations refer to Red Hen Feeding Recommendations.
Ensure clean, fresh water is available at all times.
Red Hen 17 is formulated from a selection of the following ingredients: Wheat, triticale, barley, oats, peas, lupins, lentils, beans, soyabean, canola, sunflower and products derived from these ingredients. Meatmeal, blood meal, fat, limestone, di-calcium phosphate, sodium bicarbonate, bentonite, salt, lysine, methionine, threonine, tryptophan, antioxidant, egg yolk pigments and enzymes.
Vitamins: A, D3, E, K, thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), pantothenate (B5), pyridoxine (B6), B12, niacin, biotin and choline.
Minerals: Calcium, phosphorus, sodium, chloride, cobalt, copper, iodine, iron, manganese, molybdenum, selenium and zinc.
Analysis (as fed)Protein (min)17.0%
Linoleic Acid (min)1.2%
Salt (max added)0.35%