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It depends on the type (breed) of chickens you get. At maturity a laying hen (one developed just to lay eggs) will eat 100 g/bird/day (1/4 pounds a day). A dual purpose breed (meat and eggs) will eat 125 to 135 g/bird/day. Chick feed and grower feed from a farm supply store would work.
Ken Koelkebeck Extension Specialist, Poultry
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