A Feed Place W/ Everything...... I Need Your HELP? Please!!!!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SteveBaz, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken Feed Organic;

    Payback Organic Chicken Starter Crumbles 20% 25# $15.40
    Payback Organic Pullet Developer Pellet 16% 50# $25.60
    Payback Organic Layer Pellet 16% 50# $25.00
    Payback Organic Cracked Corn 50# $24.00
    Cascade Organic 3 grain scratch 50# $19.00
    Oyster Shell Lay Blend 5# $2.40 50# $8.00
    Cherrystone Quartz Grit Size #1 – #4 5# $2.50 50# $9.80
    Limestone Hen Grit 5# $2.50 50# $9.80

    Chicken Feed NON-Organic;

    Albers Hi-Lay Pellets 16% #50 $16.00
    Albers Hi-Lay Crumbles 16% #50 $16.00
    Albers All Purpose Poultry Crumbles 16% #25 $8.40
    Albers All Purpose Poultry Crumbles 16% #50 $16.00
    Payback Egg Pellet 17% #50 $16.40
    Buxton’s Layer Pellet 16% #50 $24.00
    Chicken Start Crumbles Medicated 18% #25 $9.80
    Chicken Start Crumbles Medicated 18% #50 $17.80
    Cracked Corn #50 $15.20
    Hen 5 Grain Scratch #50 $15.00
    Hen 2 Grain Scratch #50 $15.00
    Chicken Scratch #25 $9.40

    They also offer Soybean meal, Beet pulp, Rice Bran Regular, Rice Brand Pellet, Wheat Bran – Red, Microna Lime, Organic apple cider vinegar, corn, oats, Barley, Rye and much more including straw, Pine shavings, Kelp meal, Azmite, DE, bedding feeders and anything birds.

    Would some one tell me if this has good pricing?
    Would someone tell me what I should buy and use off this list?
    They even have bulk and sell the 50+ bins to sell you.
    What would you guys be using and buying from this supplier regarding 10 Week old chickens and going to the future.

    I am still to new to know all help would be really appreciated

    Thanks in advance

    Steve
     
  2. wrldlygrrl

    wrldlygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go all organic and those seem to be the prices that are normal in Atlanta. i can get 30" organic layer for $30 from my local Meetup group. My preference is a local mill in Alabama-when I go there it costs about $14 for organic layer when I buy in bulk.
     
  3. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So what are the things you use on this list other than the layer
     
  4. wrldlygrrl

    wrldlygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing on that list. I give mine Black oily sunflower seed (in the shell) that I get from Home Depot, some veggie/fruit scraps (there's a list on the forum) and leftovers from the local Turkish restaurant (just vegetarian) because when I stop, they stop laying!
     
  5. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My questions were;

    Would some one tell me if this has good pricing?
    Would someone tell me what I should buy and use off this list?
    They even have bulk and sell the 50+ bins to sell you.
    What would you guys be using and buying from this supplier regarding 10 Week old chickens and going to the future.


    DID NOT ANSWER 1 OF MY QUESTIONS BUT THANKS FOR YOUR HELP ANYWAY.

    Steve
     
  6. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Those appear to be about what the prices here are for what you list. Our non organic is a bit lower but the organic is a little higher. But on average, look ok to me.

    For 10 week olds, use the Poultry crumbles or the pullet developer. Don't start using layer food till they start laying because the extra calcium in layer is not good for younger ones.
     
  7. shober

    shober Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For 10 week old chicks I would stick to the medicated crumbles until they are about 18 to 20 weeks. Then lay mash or pellets. I've never used the layer pellets but want to try them this time around. I buy the medicated chick crumbles (non organic) for $13.99 for 50 lbs. I'm in So. Ca. Those prices seem a little high. I would buy, the chick started medicated crumbles, then oyster shell, and hen grit. Also when they are older and starting to lay, the lay mash and the 5 grain scratch. Something to scratch after in the yard. If you want to spend the extra money......go organic!
     
  8. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Would some one tell me if this has good pricing?
    Would someone tell me what I should buy and use off this list?

    Yes

    Whatever you need​
     
  9. DenverBird

    DenverBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Answers to specific questions.

    Would some one tell me if this has good pricing?
    The organic prices seem reasonable - around here its about $23 - $25 for a 40 lb bag so you're doing better than in Denver - I'd like to find the org pellets for that price for this winter when the tractor will traversing the garden since the pellets probably don't have viable seeds like the org. grains I get and that caused a weed infestation this spring. The non-organic feeds are a little more than what I'd pay at the closest feed store here if I wanted that.

    Would someone tell me what I should buy and use off this list?
    Depends on what you need right now, and whether you can conveniently get it cheaper elsewhere.

    They even have bulk and sell the 50+ bins to sell you.
    That's great. Take some 5-gal buckets down and get it bulk. I get my organic layer for $.41/lb in bulk from a distribution that happens on Saturday every 6 weeks. The convenience you've got is nice for a little more.

    What would you guys be using and buying from this supplier regarding 10 Week old chickens and going to the future.
    Can't see why not. Get the "developer" (aka "Grower") for the next 2 months and then switch to a layer mix.

    Maybe you could drive an hour across town and get it for a couple bucks less? [​IMG]
     
  10. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I can drive 30 miles and get it a bit cheaper at a country feed suppluy but the money to drive there is not worth it.

    Steve
     
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