How much feed does a chicken eat per day?

Answer A medium-sized hen eats an average of 1/4 pound of feed per day. As long as the feed is free from mold, chickens can be free fed. Chickens will not eat in the dark so do not feed at night.Source:Ho... Read More »

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How much feed does a chicken need?

For chickens raised for meat, you should feed 100 birds with 7 to 8 lbs. of feed per day. Small laying chickens will eat about 5 oz. per day. Feed laying chickens a bit more than that.Source:Poultr... Read More »

How much food do you feed a chicken?

Full-grown chickens eat approximately a 1/4 lb. of commercial chicken feed a day. That is about 1/2 a cup or 114 grams. A chick that is of the breed of chicken that matures in six months will tend... Read More »

How much chicken will feed 50 people?

If each person eats one-quarter of a chicken, 50 people will consume 12.5 chickens. According to the USDA, a fryer chicken weighs between 2.5 and 4.5 pounds. If two cooks buy 13 chickens weighing a... Read More »

How much chicken is needed to feed 20 for a stir fry dinner?

A general rule when figuring the amount of chicken per person in a dish is to assume 1-lb of boneless, skinless chicken serves four people, or 4-oz. per person. Using this amount, a 20-person meal ... Read More »