Anybody having issues with Purina Flock Raiser?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sjisty, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

    May 18, 2009
    We have been feeding our flock Purina Flock Raiser for years with no issues. For the last year or so we have fed it wet in a mush. Lately, though, it hasn't mixed with water as easily as it used to. It clumps up instead of a nice smooth mix, plus the chickens haven't been eating it. I would give them their usual daily feed, and it would still be almost all there by bedtime. I e-mailed Purina to ask if they changed the formula, but got not reply.

    We changed to Rural King's brand, and they ate a little better. It was in pellet form, so I didn't add water.

    Today, I bought Nutrena All Flock. It was also in pelleted form, but I decided to try the mush anyway. It mixed just fine with water, and when I put it out for the flock, they loved it! It seems we have a new brand of feed for our chickens.
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    I've fed flock raiser for 20+ years, and never would add water. Dry is fine, and no spoilage that way. Mary

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