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28% Protein feed, is it better?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by themagicash, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. themagicash

    themagicash Out Of The Brooder

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    I found a local source for 28% wild game feed. They also have 20% protein layer pellets. Would the 28% be better for the meaties? I have them on the purina chick starter and they are almost 3 weeks. The price difference is $2 per 50lb bag. The 28% is $13.

    Has anyone tried both ways?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    Most folks just use the 18-22% broiler feed, as it has the correct amino levels for the CX. Save the 28% for starting turkeys, quail, and pheasants.
     
  3. itsy

    itsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang - I just paid $18 for a 50lb bag of 28%. And here I thought we had good feed prices...
     
  4. themagicash

    themagicash Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, its a locally milled feed which I was surprised to find in the city. I went ahead and just got Purina flock Raiser for the meaties and layers to share.
     

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