Home Fresh Better Feather

A complete feed for laying hens during molt or year round.

  • Life Stage:  Layer
  • Feed Type:  Complete Feed
  • Feed Form:  Pellet
  • Packaging:  40-lb bag

Product Description

Home Fresh® Better Feather™ is an 18% protein, high-energy, calcium-fortified grain diet formulated specifically to support feather growth and egg production in layers as they go through a molt. As a complete, balanced diet, no additional nutrient supplementation is required. A natural choice for chickens, both egg-producing hens and roosters. This is also a great option as a higher protein layer feed and for free-range layers.

Features & Benefits

NutriVantage® Nutrition Optimizer®

A research-driven supplement designed to help birds derive optimum nutrition from their diet.

Complete and Precisely Balanced Nutrition

Optimum levels and ratios of nutrients help support and maintain overall health.

High Energy and Low Fiber

Whole grain-based diets support optimal growth and development.

18% Protein

A higher level of protein supports the increased requirements of birds during molt and birds allowed to free range.

Marigold extract

Natural color enhancer for bright yellow yolks.

Prebiotics and Enzymes

Multiple enzymes and a proprietary hydrolyzed yeast, aid in maintaining healthy digestion for sustained nutrient digestibility.

Essential Amino Acids

Quality protein is essential for growth and development, reproduction and support of healthy skin and feathers.


Increases availability of phosphorus, calcium and energy to the bird.

Vitamin E and Selenium

Essential nutrients and powerful antioxidants help support the immune system, especially during times of stress.

Fixed Component Formula

A particular set of quality ingredients limited to a precise range ensures the product meets nutrient specifications at all times while providing diet consistency to support healthy digestive function.

Trace Mineral Amino Acid Complexes

Improved bioavailability of nutrients and allows optimum absorption, which may help birds cope with the challenging effects of stress.

Free of Animal Products

High-quality vegetable protein and fat sources provide the necessary protein and energy to meet bird requirements.

Nutritional Information

Guaranteed Analysis
Crude Protein, min 18.00%
Lysine, min 0.89%
Methionine, min 0.42%
Crude Fat, min 4.00%
Crude Fiber, max 4.00%
Calcium, min 3.30%
Calcium, max 4.30%
Phosphorus, min 0.55%
Salt, min 0.20%
Salt, max 0.70%
Manganese, min 155 ppm
Selenium, min 0.30 ppm
Vitamin A, min 6,000 IU/lb
Vitamin D3, min 2,500 UI/lb
Vitamin E, min 29 IU/lb
Phytase, min 681 FYT/lb


Ground Corn, Soybean Meal, Processed Grain By-Products, Calcium Carbonate, Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal, Vegetable Oil, Monocalcium Phosphate, Salt, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Rice Hulls, Reed-Sedge Peat, Choline Chloride, Manganese Sulfate, Brewers Liquid Yeast, Manganese Amino Acid Complex, Zinc Sulfate, Butyric Acid, Dried Bacillus Subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Trichoderma Longibrachiatum Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens Fermentation Product, Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Amino Acid Complex, Yeast Extract, Vitamin E Supplement, Niacin Supplement, Mineral Oil, Dried Aspergillus Oryzae Fermentation Extract (Phytase), Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Copper Amino Acid Complex, Selenomethionine Hydroxy Analogue, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex, Vitamin A Acetate, Biotin, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Calcium Iodate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Cobalt Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Tagetes Extract (Aztec Marigold).

Feeding Directions

Home Fresh® Better Feather™ is a pelleted feed designed to be fed as the sole diet to:

  • Adult hens during the molting process. After molt, transition to Home Fresh Extra Egg Layer or remain on Home Fresh Better Feather throughout the laying cycle if additional protein is desired.
  • Roosters to support feather growth during the molting process.
  • Free-range adult hens and roosters during the molting process or year round.
    • Provide fresh water at all times.
      The suggested feeding program is intended solely as a guide. The variables of management, environment and breed may dictate changes in the animal’s dietary requirements.
      For additional feeding recommendations, consult your local KNG feed representative, refer to the Home Fresh Poultry brochure, or visit kentfeeds.com.
      Store in a cool dry place. This product may spoil if stored under adverse conditions. Do not feed this product if believed to be unfit for animal consumption.

NutriVantage® Nutrition Optimizer®

NutriVantage Nutrition Optimizer is an exclusive research-driven nutritional feed supplement that is only available in Kent/Blue Seal products.

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