4-H Poultry

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jaxkids2, Jan 17, 2019.

  1. jaxkids2

    jaxkids2 Hatching

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    Good Afternoon,

    My boys raise Chickens and Turkeys for county and state fair level projects. Anyone out there came up with a great formula feed? Use Purina Show Chow, trying to cut some cost, especially for the Turkeys as it is a longer term project and more of them. Thanks in advance.
     
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    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    Do you have a farmers coop in your area?
     
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    I show for 4-h too
     
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  7. jaxkids2

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    i suppose not, not sure what that is :)
     
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    a feed mill?
     
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    What part of the world are you in?
     
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    It is an organization where area farmers have pooled resources to manage prices for products they need to operate. The game bird feed I purchase through the Missouri Farmers Association (our local co-op) is 10 to 20% less costly that similar products purchased through businesses like Tractor Supply, Orschelns or Rural King which are alternatives here.

    Additionally, our co-op, like many others supports our 4-H. I am a 4-H project leader for 3 counties concerning a particular type of special topics and have been a poultry project leader for three years prior. Cost is thus always high on my mind.
     
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