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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ams3651, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. ams3651

    ams3651 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    I went to the feed mill today and the game bird finisher was $10.95, I used to pay about $15. Anyone else notice feed prices going down?

  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    Yeah, our feed mill dropped their prices by 50 cents a bag because corn has gone down in price. Every little bit helps![​IMG]
  3. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Songster

    The ONLY time I see any hint of a possibility of a price going down....is when I TRY to sell something!

    THAT doesn't happen in this "neck of the woods" !!!

    [​IMG] Junkmanme [​IMG]
  4. jhm47

    jhm47 Songster

    Sep 7, 2008
    Out here in farming country, corn is approximately 1/3 of the price it was 14 months ago. Wheat, soybeans, and everything else has also fallen. Feed should drop even more in the coming months.

    I really pity the dairy farmers. Milk is around $10 per hundred pounds, which means that the farmers are losing about $5 per hundred. I guess that milk in the store has dropped some, but not nearly as much as the raw product.
  5. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Songster

    The last time I priced milk here in the grocery store ( 2 or 3 weeks ago), the price had not dropped any. Still very high compared with a couple years ago.

    I'm going to the grocery store tomorrow. I'll "peek" at the price.
    (might even BUY some..)

    Grocery prices here have ALWAYS been HIGH compared to surrounding communities. Many people used to travel to Albuquerque every 2 weeks or so for groceries. (140 miles one-way) With gas prices as the USED TO BE, those people STILL saved money. Probably can yet today if you're buying enough groceries.

    -Junkmanme- [​IMG]
  6. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Songster

    Jun 29, 2009
    I haven't noticed the price of anything at all going down. The feed store prices have stayed the same for at least the last half year.

    The water delivery company, t.v. satellite, garbage collection, and electric company all raised their rates last year when the price of gas was so high, saying "We need more money to pay for our increased fuel costs!" I have yet to see the rates go back down. Hmmm, I wonder if they needed to maintain that rate increase just in case fuel costs skyrocket again, which they will.
  7. LA~Poulet

    LA~Poulet Songster

    Apr 27, 2009
    near Lake Charles, LA
    I bought feed today & noticed it was almost $2 cheaper... Milk has also dropped about a dollar in stores.

  8. ams3651

    ams3651 Songster

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    Quote:My dad was lucky enough to lock in a higher price for his corn months ago when it was planted. But I dont know how the dairy farmers do it, its a shame for them.
  9. 7961

    7961 Songster

    Jun 12, 2009
    I have not seen feed prices come down here, south eastern Michigan. I usually buy my feed @ TSC for $12.99. I did some comparative shopping at another feed store last, the duck feed they stock is $13.99.
  10. mulia24

    mulia24 Songster

    hmm, in my country chicken feed is stable, so does corn. but the "daily need" grow high. 1 kg sugar was US$0.7 and now 1 kg sugar is US$ 11. everyone is going to stop drink sweet coffee and tea here now. [​IMG]

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