Another ??? How long is feed good for?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nuttyredhead, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    My husband found a bucket of food (we store our food in home depot buckets) in the garage. It would have been from the summer, august time frame. Is it too old to give to my chickens?
     
  2. mulewagon

    mulewagon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would stir it and smell it, to make sure it's not moldy. If not, it should be okay. After all, no telling how long the ingredients sat around in warehouses before being sold!
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    If it's still dry and crumbly then give it a stir and a good sniff. If if doesn't smell bad then feed it out. I'd mix it half and half with fresher feed though. Summer heat in the garage is bad for the more sensitive vitamins.
     

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