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Best feed I've found? Bartlett feed if you are around NC or the south.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by glenn2229, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. glenn2229

    glenn2229 New Egg

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    I have tried three different feeds and my hens would eat but not that interested. They would leave the feeder when they saw me. I switched to Bartlett pellets and now I can't get them away from the feeder. They ignore me if they are eating until their crop is full. I pay $16 a bag (50lb) Anybody else noticed this with Bartlett Feed?
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    I looked it up, the first thing I saw that I didn't like about it is that there poultry feed has no Animal Proteins or fat in it.
    Chicken need Animal and Plant protein in there diet.

    Chris
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2013
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Glenn, can you list the ingredients?

    I have yet to come across chicken feed that has animal protein in it. I wish I could find it.
     

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