Heygates Country Layers Pellets – 20KG


Country Layers Pellets are made using natural non GM ingredients. To make pellets the ingredients are carefully mixed in just the right proportions, ground into a meal, steam cooked to improve digestibility and extruded into a 3mm pellet.

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Product Description

Yolk Pigmenters
The yolk colouring pigments added to Country Layers are Citrazanaxathin which occurs naturally in the skins of oranges and Lutein and Zeaxanthin which are produced from marigold petals.

The Heygates mill at Bugbrooke is ideally situated on the edge of the main wheat growing area in East Anglia and wheat is also grown on Heygates’ own farms.  Only the best quality wheat is used in poultry feeds where it provides energy and protein.

Wheatfeed is made in the Heygates flour mills which are on the same site as the feed mill at Bugbrooke.  When white flour is produced the highly nutritious outer layers of the wheat become wheatfeed.  When the flour millers make wheatfeed to use in layers feeds they include the wheatgerm so your feed is full of wheatgerm goodness.

High Protein Soya Bean Meal
Oil is extracted from soya beans for industrial purposes and the remaining meal is a high protein animal feed.  Soya Bean Meal is one of the best quality protein sources since it contains more of the essential amino acids than other cheaper alternatives.

Calcium Carbonate
This is simply a natural ground chalk product which provides essential calcium for strong eggshells.