Purina Layena Crumbles & Pellets

Purina Layena Crumbles & PelletsPurina Layena crumbles & pellets 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.




 SunFresh® Recipe Natural Plant Proteins
FREE of all animal proteins and fats for healthy, happy birds.
 Superior Nutrition Great Appearance and Healthy Eggs
Consistent superior nutrition for great-looking birds with wholesome eggs.
 Essential Amino Acids Strong Healthy Birds with Lots of Eggs
Enhanced with lysine and methionine to give birds the healthy nutrients they need to produce plenty of tasty eggs.
 Exclusive Level of Marigold Extract For Rich Yellow Yolks
A high level of xanthophyll, a natural coloring agent derived from marigolds, produces deep yellow egg yolks.
 Key Levels of Calcium and Manganese Strong Shells with Fewer Cracks
Top levels of calcium and manganese strengthen shells to increase the number of eggs that reach the kitchen.
 Proprietary Level of Vitamin A Strong Reproduction and Overall Health
A high level of Vitamin A helps birds produce plenty of healthy chicks.
 Key Level of Vitamin E Supports a Healthy Immune System
A high level of Vitamin E helps birds ward off disease.
 Certified Natural Your Assurance of Quality – It’s Nutrition You Can Trust
Our guarantee that this is the very best feed providing safe, natural nutrition for 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 
 Protein, not less than  16.0%
 Lysine, not less than  0.55%
 Methionine, not less than  0.25%
 Fat, not less than  2.5%
 Fiber, not more than  7.0%
 Calcium, not less than  3.25%
 Calcium, not more than  4.25%
 Phosphorus, not less than  0.5%
 Salt, not less than  0.3%
 Salt, not more than  0.8%
 Vitamin A  3,000 IU/lb
 Vitamin E  10.5 IU/lb


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

How and When to Feed:

  1. Feed Purina Mills® Layena® SunFresh® Recipe 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® Layena® SunFresh® Recipe is best fed one month before hens begin to lay, but not any earlier than 18 weeks of age.
  3. Purina Mills® Layena SunFresh® Recipe can be fed to both adult male and female chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys.
  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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