Purina Layena Pellets 50 Pound Bag and 10 pound pouch grouped together
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Purina Animal Nutrition

Purina® Layena® Pellets

Purina® Layena® layer chicken feed provides all 38 nutrients laying hens need once they’re 18 weeks old and laying eggs. Feeding Purina® Layena® to your hens provides you with delicious and nutritious eggs that your family and community can enjoy. The exclusive Purina® Oyster Strong® System strengthens eggshells with added calcium from oyster shells, Vitamin D and manganese. Our pellets are wholesome and balanced, supporting reproductive and overall health with no need to supplement.

Purina® Layena® Layer Feed is available in pellets or crumbles. Pellets and crumbles include the same nutrition, so choosing between the two is a personal preference. Pellets are a great way to limit feed waste. 

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Features & Benefits

100% complete daily nutrition

Purina® Layena® layer feed provides the right balance of nutrients, vitamins and minerals your backyard hens need.

Research-proven feed

Purina® has been conducting poultry research for nearly a century. We have a flock of backyard birds at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center to help our nutritionists, feed formulators and flock caregivers evaluate our feeds before we put them on the market.

Oyster Strong® System

Oyster shell, Vitamin D and manganese for strong shells. Large-particle calcium breaks down steadily, making it available during the entire egg formation process, especially at night when birds aren’t eating and eggshell development is critical.

Rich yellow yolks

Added marigold extract produces deep, yellow egg yolks.

Fertility and feathering

Enhanced with lysine, methionine amino acids and key levels of Vitamins A and D to help hens produce plenty of eggs and grow beautiful feathers.

Healthy immune system

Rich in antioxidants and optimized levels of Vitamin E. It also contains prebiotics and probiotics to support immune and digestive health.


NutrientMin / MaxAmount
Crude ProteinMIN16.00%
Crude FatMIN2.50%
Crude FiberMAX6.50%
Calcium (Ca)MIN3.25%
Calcium (Ca)MAX4.25%
Phosphorus (P)MIN0.45%
Vitamin AMIN3,000 IU/LB
Vitamin D3MIN800 IU/LB
Vitamin EMIN12 IU/LB
Manganese (Mn)MIN100 PPM
Salt (NaCl)MIN0.30%
Salt (NaCl)MAX0.80%

Feeding Directions

Feed Purina® Layena® free-choice as the sole ration to 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.

Purina® Layena® can be fed to adult female chickens of laying age.

Always provide shelter and a constant supply of fresh, clean water.

Consumption will vary depending upon season of the year, nutritional needs of the animals and availability of other foods.

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

Important: 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.

Next level ingredients

Grain Products, Processed Grain By-Products, Plant Protein Products, Calcium Carbonate, Molasses Products, Oyster Shell, Salt, DicalciumPhosphate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Vitamin D3 Supplement, DL-Methionine, Vitamin A Supplement, ManganousOxide, Yeast Extract, Tagetes (Aztec Marigold) Extract (Color), Zinc Oxide, Choline Chloride, Calcium Pantothenate, Vitamin E Supplement,Riboflavin Supplement, Natural Flavor, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Vitamin K), Copper Sulfate, Niacin Supplement, Dried ChicoryRoot, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Folic Acid, Organic Soybean Oil, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Aspergillus oryzaeFermentation Extract, Dried Bacillus licheniformis Fermentation Product, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite.

For specific ingredient listing for this product, please refer to the feed tag affixed to the package in your region or contact us at 800-227-8941

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