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best brand of chicken feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sydney13, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
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    i was wondering what are some of the best brands of chicken feeds? our feed store sells a good variety including purina, layena, blue seal, poulin grain, and some other brands. are their any brands to avoid and any brands i should stick to?
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Quote:We use only Kent too!!
    I stay far far away from anything called Purina [​IMG]
     
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  4. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    blueseal all the way . layena purina mills no way.
     
  5. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue Seal, Purina and Nutrena are the big names in my area. I don't know if any one is better. Myself, I buy from a local feed mill that mixes their own. The cost is about half. They have been there forever and I hope they stay. I think you pay for the name and the pretty colored paper bag with the big dogs. Will
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:We use only Kent too!!
    I stay far far away from anything called Purina [​IMG]

    I never did like Purina.
    I like Kent a lot. I been using there High Flyer


    Chris
     
  7. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I just switched to Kent when I found out that I could get it at Meyers, They order the kind I want, I pick-up twice a week. I switched from Purina.
     
  8. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i buy blueseal brand its only 10.75 for a 50lb bag of layer mash in my area. i tryed layena mash from purina mills my birds didnt like it and it was 15.00 a bag.
     
  9. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with all who dislike purina. I quit feeding Purina after my quail developed Vitamins B defficiency (Purina is "proud" not to use any animal products in their overrated and overpriced feed).

    Plant matter is not a complete source of group B vitamins necessary for well being of most animals and humans.

    Chickens are not vegetarians, they are omnivores.

    Also soy beans, major ingredient Purina uses is JUNK.
     
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  10. fwschrom

    fwschrom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Local to our area, but I like Aslin Finch
     

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