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Layer Crumble Essentials


An economically priced layer crumble formulated with the essential nutrients needed for laying birds or hens in lower production. Layer Crumble Essentials offers a superior formulation to box store feed options and competitors' economical offerings.

Meets the unique niacin requirements of ducks.

Prefer pellets? Check Out Layer Pellet Essentials

Specially Formulated For:

Life Stages


Animal Types

Laying Hen Breeds
Ducks and Geese
Analysis & Ingredients
Feeding Instructions

Layer Crumble Essentials Advantages

Fully fortified with vitamins and minerals

Calcium, phosphorus and other key nutrients support a healthy, strong shell

High quality amino acid and protein sources

Boost overall health and egg production

MOS Prebiotics and Phytase enzymes

Maintain a healthy digestive tract and improve absorption of nutrients

DFM Probiotics

Maintain intestinal health and inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria

Essential oils

From cinnamon, oregano and chili peppers to stimulate digestive activity and protect the intestinal wall

Yucca extract

• Improves nutrient absorption and weight gain

• Inhibits development of coccidia, improving bird health

• Reduces ammonia that causes respiratory issues and also blindness in birds housed with inadequate ventilation


Meets the unique niacin requirements of ducks

Compare base inclusion levels with the optimum levels in our Premium Layer Feeds HERE

Guaranteed Analysis

Crude ProteinMin16.00 PCT
LysineMin0.75 PCT
MethionineMin0.30 PCT
Crude FatMin2.50 PCT
Crude FiberMax7.50 PCT
CalciumMin3.40 PCT
CalciumMax4.00 PCT
PhosphorusMin0.60 PCT
SaltMin0.30 PCT
SaltMax0.60 PCT


Wheat Middlings, Corn Meal, Corn Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles, Calcium Carbonate, Canola Meal, Soybean Meal, Salt, Choline Chloride, DL Methionine, Hydrolyzed yeast, Brewers dried yeast, Dried Bacillus licheniformis fermentation product, Dried Bacillus subtilis fermentation product, Rice Hulls, Dried Aspergillus niger Fermentation Product(PHYTASE), Zinc Hydroxychloride, Manganese Hydroxychloride, Ferrous Sulfate, Hydrogenated vegetable oil, Oregano, Cinnamaldehyde, Capsicum oleoresin, Vitamin E Supplement, Organic Soybean Oil, Yucca schidigera plant extract, Selenium Yeast, Niacin Supplement, Basic Copper Chloride, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin A Acetate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Riboflavin-5-Phosphate, Menadione Nicotinamide Bisulfite, Biotin, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Sodium Selenite, Vitamin B-12 Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Ethylenediamine Dihydroiodide, Folic Acid, Potassium Iodide, Mineral Oil, Cobalt Carbonate.

Feeding Amounts & Instructions

Feed free choice from the time the bird starts to lay until they are no longer productive. Always supply fresh, clean water.

Poultry Feeding Guidelines

Broilers: 1 day – 2weeks Chick Starter Crumbles

Broilers: 2 weeks to slaughter Broiler Crumbles (Can start feeding on day 1)

Chicks: 1 day- 6 weeks Chick Starter Crumbles

Pullet Grower: 7 weeks- 5 months Poultry Grower/ Finisher Crumblet

Layers: 5 months and up Premium Layer Pellets, Premium Layer Mash , Premium Layer Crumble, Egg Production Plus (soy free), Layer Pellet Essentials , Layer Crumble Essentials

Layers: Molting or to increase egg production ), Egg Production Plus (soy free)

Turkey Poults: 1 day to 6-8 weeks Turkey/ Gamebird Starter Crumbles

Turkeys: Growing Turkey/ Gamebird Grower/ Finisher Pellet

Ducklings and Goslings: 1 day to 4 weeks Gamebird Starter/Grower Crumble

Ducks and Geese (Growing or non-laying): 4 weeks to 4-7 months Poultry Grower/Finisher Crumblet

Ducks (Laying): 4-7 months and up Premium Layer Pellets, Premium Layer Mash , Premium Layer Crumble, Egg Production Plus (soy free), Layer Pellet Essentials, Layer Crumble Essentials

Ducks (meat): Day 1 to slaughter Gamebird Starter/Grower Crumble

Pheasant/ Chukar/ Quail/ Guinea Fowl: Day 1 to 8 weeks Turkey/ Gamebird Starter Crumbles

Pheasant/ Chukar/ Quail/ Guinea Fowl: 8 weeks and up Turkey/ Gamebird Grower/ Finisher Pellet

Pheasant: Laying Egg Production Plus (soy free)

Forage Testing & Customized Feed Plans

Your animal is unique – let us tailor a feeding recommendation to their needs.

Forage is the foundation for any high performing nutrition program, but do you know what nutrients your forage is providing or lacking?

Our unique forage testing program allows a high level of precision when it comes to your animal’s diet. That means more complete nutrition, less guessing, healthier animals and happier owners.

Poulin Grain offers complimentary forage analysis, and personalized feeding recommendations for your animals. Contact us today for a free one-on-one consult with our feed experts.

Group 9 Contact for Forage Testing or Nutrition Consult

Prefer to call us? You can reach us at 800-334-6731.
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Our chickens are #poulinpowered. It’s a great feed and have definitely noticed an increase in production and taste!

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