ADM Alliance Nutrition Pen Pals® Chicken Feeds are formulated to allow birds to efficiently develop strong, healthy bodies permitting maximum egg and meat production after maturity has been reached. Proven Performance from Start to Finish. This pellet feed is designed for laying hens. It contains an optimal blend of vitamins, minerals and nutrients for layers that promotes healthy backyard flocks and hard-shelled eggs. Pellet form reduces waste and can be fed on the ground.