Purina Layena Pellets and Crumbles

Purina Layena Pellets and CrumblesPurina Layena Pellets and Crumbles provide optimum nutrition for healthy birds and nutritious eggs. A 16%-protein, high-calcium ration formulated with prebiotics, probiotics and yeast for top-producing laying hens once they reach 18 weeks of age. Available in crumble and pellet form.

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 eggshell production over a longer period of time than smaller particle sources of calcium. This is especially important at night when eggshell formation is rapidly occurring and dietary sources of calcium are limited because the bird is not eating.

Stop into Old Mill Country Store for your supply of Purina Layena Pellets and Crumbles. Old Mill Country Store has two locations in Yakima and Ellensburg, Washington for your convenience. Have questions? Be sure to contact us and a helpful member of our staff will help you find the best poultry products for your backyard flock.




 Added Marigold Extract For rich yellow yolks — A high level of xanthophyll, a coloring agent derived from marigolds, produces deep yellow egg yolks
Balanced and Complete Formula Freshly-ground grains from North American Farms,Calcium, manganese and trace minerals for strong shells, Fortified with vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids
 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
 Research-Backed High Quality Formulation Wholesome nutrition you can trust to provide the very best for your poultry
 Rich in Antioxidants and Optimized Levels of Vitamin E Supports a healthy immune system — A high level of Vitamin E helps birds maintain a robust immune system
 Simple Ingredients Recipe has
• No artificial by-products or fillers added
• No artificial preservatives added
• No antibiotics or growth hormones added
 Superior Nutrition Optimum nutrition for healthy birds and delicious eggs
  Wholesome Nutrition Your assurance of quality – It’s nutrition you can trust — our guarantee that this is the very best feed for your poultry


Store in a dry, well-ventilated area free from rodents and insects. Never use moldy or insect-infested feed.


ANIMAL PROTEIN- AND FAT-FREE. Contact your local manufacturing plant for a current feed tag.

Guaranteed Analysis

 Guaranteed Analysis 
 Crude protein, % min  16.0%
 Crude Fat, % min  2.5%
 Crude Fiber, % max  6.5%
 Lysine, % min  .7%
 Calcium, % min  3.25%
 Calcium, % max  4.25%
 Phosphorus, % min  .45%
 Omega-3 Fatty Acids, %min 100
 Salt, min  0.3%
 Salt, max  0.8%
 Vitamin A  3,000 IU/lb
 Vitamin E  12 IU/lb


Feed Form: Pellets or Crumbles or Mash (regional availability)

How and When to Feed:

  1. Feed Purina Mills® Layena free-choice as the sole ration to free-range and confined laying chickens (including backyard egg producers, small to medium breeds and fancy and exotic breeds) after 18 weeks of age and throughout the laying cycle.
  2. Purina Mills®  is best fed one month before hens begin to lay, but not any earlier than 18 weeks of age.
  3. Purina Mills® Layena can be fed to both adult male and female chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys of laying age.
  4. Always provide shelter and a constant supply of fresh, clean water.
  5. Consumption will vary depending upon season of the year, nutritional needs of the animals and availability of other foods.

A feeding program is only as effective as the management practices. Actual results can vary depending upon feed intake, environmental conditions and the quality of management practices.

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