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Purina Layena Pellets Premium Layer Feed, 50 lb., 56922

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Purina Layena Pellets Premium Layer Feed is formulated with the optimum nutrition for healthy birds and nutritious eggs. This chicken feed is a 16%-protein, high-calcium ration formulated with prebiotics, probiotics and yeast for top-producing laying hens once they reach 18 weeks of age.

Purina Layena includes our Oyster Strong System for strong shells. Oyster shell provides another source of calcium when the hens need it most. Oyster shell is a larger particle size than limestone. This means that oyster shell will stay in the digestive tract longer and will provide a source of calcium for egg shell production over a longer period of time than smaller particle sources of calcium. This is especially important at night when egg shell formation is rapidly occurring and dietary sources of calcium are limited because the bird is not eating.

  • Rich yellow yolks - A high level of xanthophyll, a coloring agent derived from marigolds, produces deep yellow egg yolks
  • Calcium Manganese and Trace Minerals - Strong shells
  • Essential Amino Acids - Enhanced with lysine and methionine to give birds the nutrients they need to produce plenty of wholesome and delicious eggs; Also promotes beautiful feathering
  • Key Levels of Vitamin A, D, E - Strong reproduction and overall health, a high level of Vitamin A helps birds grow into healthy adult birds
  • Prebiotics, Probiotics and Yeast - supports immune and digestive health
  • Simple ingredients - recipe has no artificial by-products or fillers added, no artificial preservatives added, no antibiotics or growth hormones added

Specification Description
Brand: Purina
Life Stage: Laying hens
Primary Ingredient(s): Crude Fat (min): 2.50% ; Crude Protein (min): 16.00% ; Crude Fiber (max): 6.5%
Product Height: 26 in.
Product Width: 3.75 in.
Special Feature(s): Purina Oyster Strong system provides another source of calcium when hens need it most.
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CountryofOrigin: Made in USA
Warranty: N/A
Part Number: 56922
Product Length: 17.75 in.
Product Weight: 50 lb.
Form: Pellets
Manufacturer Part Number 56922
Purina Layena Pellets Premium Layer Feed, 50 lb., 56922 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 169.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My chickens say it’s yummy So I’ll take their word for it and continue to buy it :)
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hens love it great egg shells birds love it. Noticeable difference
Date published: 2019-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Egg shells were too soft. This product helps with Chickens love this and shells are much harder. Will keep using
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Chicken Food good quality food for our chickies;easy to order online and go to customer service and get help out with the big heavy bags; always competitive price; super friendly staff
Date published: 2019-06-02
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You said the feed already contains Diatomaceous Earth, do I need to give additional Diatomaceous Earth to worm them ?

Asked by: Rock2003
You should discuss the worming program with your veterinarian. The DE in the product is included in an ingredient we use, not added as part of the formulation.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-02-10

do I need to have grit and oyster shell available also

Asked by: Ann4
When feeding Layena as the complete diet, there is no need to add grit or oyster shell to the diet.
Answered by: DanielB
Date published: 2018-06-21

Is this a medicated feed? Can I start gradually introducing this product to my three week old ducklings?

Asked by: sherriff
Thanks for choosing Purina. The product is a layer product and is not suitable for ducklings, but can be fed to them if they are of laying age. Do not feed this to ducklings that are three weeks old. You will want to keep them on the Purina Flock Raiser.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2017-06-27

What is it made out of? It says simple ingredience but Im not finding what kinds of grains. So, I am wondering if it is just soy and corn with added vit or if it is made with whole grains. What are the ratio of grains? What is the protein source? Thanks

Asked by: Miss Kat
There is ground and soybean meal that would be one of the protein sources. The ingredients below are listed in order of most to least. Ground Corn, Wheat Middlings, Dehulled Soybean Meal, Calcium Carbonate, Cane Molasses, Rice Bran, Oyster Shell, Salt, Yeast, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, DL-Methionine, Tagetes (Aztec Marigold) Extract (Color), Choline Chloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Inulin, Vitamin E Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (source of Vitamin K), Manganous Oxide, Niacin Supplement, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Dried Enterococcus faecium Fermentation Product, Folic Acid, Vitamin A Supplement, Dried Pediococcus acidilactici Fermentation Product, Dried Bifidobacterium animalis Fermentation Product, Dried Lactobacillus reuteri Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus oryzae Fermentation Extract, Diatomaceous Earth, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Sodium Selenite, Calcium Iodate.
Answered by: BrittanyH
Date published: 2019-02-23

How much feed per day? pounds per chicken?. I have 16 Rhode Island Reds. Curious on portions for this feed.

Asked by: a1993
Thanks for choosing Purina. The average amount consumed for an adult hen will be 0.25 lbs./day (1/4 lb./day for 16 birds will be ~ 4 lbs. total each day). This varies according to breed and also environment. You should feed them free choice; allowing access to a feeder at all times.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2019-01-13

We are looking for a large bag of inexpensive duck food that will float so that we can feed the ducks in the pond behind our house.  Would you recommend this product for that purpose?

Asked by: Mtor7102
Purina would not recommend this product for that purpose.
Answered by: TSCJenny
Date published: 2019-03-28

Is this a non gmo product

Asked by: organic1
The Purina Layena does contain soybean meal and ground corn and these may be GMO derived. We have the Purina Organic Poultry products (scratch, layer, starter/grower) these will be non-GMO. To be certified organic, they also have to be non-GMO.
Answered by: Purina Product Expert
Date published: 2017-04-16

Is this safe for my rooster?

Asked by: Annet66
According to the vendor, this is not something they suggest for roosters due to it having the higher calcium percentage that roosters do not need. They suggest Flock Raiser as a better alternative.
Answered by: TSCJenny
Date published: 2019-01-13
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