Best feed for your money

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by superpickle11sp, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. superpickle11sp

    superpickle11sp New Egg

    Oct 8, 2012
    I have a flock of thirty layer chickens of varying breeds and i was wondering what the best food to give them would be. I have been feeding them Kent extra egg and i am very happy with the results but the price has just gone up and I cannot keep up. I sell the eggs but all that i make is gone right to feed and now i am losing money. What types of feed could i use that still have the good amount of nutrients and is cheaper than what i am paying now. I am also wondering if there is a cheaper food that would not have as much calcium and i would make up for that with adding oyster shells to make up for it. If anyone has any suggestions that would help alot.
  2. melwynnd

    melwynnd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2012
    West Plains, MO
    Fodder is a great way to take a little whole grain and make a lot of very high protein green feed. The wheat Fodder I grow costs about $40 a TON. [​IMG]


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