Anyone use Blue Seal Feed?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Peaches Lee, May 13, 2011.

  1. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see a lot of Dumor and Purina being used, and was just wondering if I'm the only Blue Seal feeder on here...[​IMG]

    The Medicated Chick Starter states to put them on Grower-Cal at 8 weeks of age. But I see some people feed chick starter until 17 weeks (or maybe I misread?). So anyway, I should just follow the manufacturer's advice right? and start them at 8 weeks on the Grower-Cal?
     
  2. ladybug99

    ladybug99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Blue Seal and am very happy with it
     
  3. SmokinChick

    SmokinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My local Blue Seal dealer does not carry Grower-Cal! He told me to start them on the layer formula at 18 weeks. I'll stick with the manufactures recommendations.
     
  4. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i feed blue seal to my percheron horses ,cows, goats, rabbits, chickens and pigs in the fall i currently am not feeding because we got a special coupon for poulin grains for $3 off every bag of feed we buy when we buy 20 bags so it ended up being very cheap so we are using that feed right now but will go back to blue seal when we are out i recommend them to anyone who asks.
     
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  5. susannemw

    susannemw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use blue seal and love it. MIne are on the medicated chick starter right now, doing well.
     
  6. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I feed blue seal, thats also what my ducks ate.
    I've used manna pro as well, I prefer that but its really expensive.
     
  7. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have used blue seal for my horse but not yet for my chicken. It seems very similar to the Purina but it is priced higher.
     
  8. HOUSE OF ROCK A DOODLE

    HOUSE OF ROCK A DOODLE Out Of The Brooder

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    I use blue seal , save money and join there feed club you have to join at one of the Corporate stores , I have had good results with there feeds and I use alot , starter, crumbles, layer, broiler, game bird, pig and sow, goat , and horse hay stretcher. I am now looking into buying 3 tons at a time more cost effective for me

    I love the people at Blue Seal In Milford , NH they know agriculture , they can help you with just about anything and if they can't they will find someone that can help you . You can;t beat that service , oh well yeah they also load your grain !!!BONUS:)
     
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  9. HOUSE OF ROCK A DOODLE

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    Quote:Its OK to start them on layer at 18 weeks , you should let your Blue Seal dealer know that in the spring he should carry the grower it only adds to his business of people just starting back yard chickens. It makes it much easier for newbies to follow the steps and as they gain experience can change things up. My golden comets were laying at 18 weeks and I started giving them layer around 16 weeks , so they had added calcium - good luck
     
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  10. Peaches Lee

    Peaches Lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool, glad I'm not the only one!! My chicks are doing great on it, and they seem to love it. So it is OK to put them on Grower-Cal at 8 weeks then?
     

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