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Best feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Arztwolf, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Songster

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    What is, in your opinion, the best feed brand for this situation?

    -10+ chickens (all ages)
    -Free range during the day, so get plenty of bugs/grass/seeds, plus fruit/bread scrapes every so often.
    -Pet, no showing.
    - Egg production is not critical, I like to eat the eggs, but I don't need one from each hen every day.
    -Very hot summers and mild winters.

    I honestly can't remember what I'm feeding right now.[​IMG] A 50lb bag will last me several months when I had my flock of five. All I know is its a crumble and unmedicated, either Dumor or TSC. While I was on vacation a family member bought chick starter for the chicks and probably added that to the grain bin.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Since you have all ages of birds, I would probably just go with an All Ages / Flock Raiser type food or even Starter and have oyster shell available on the side for the Laying hens as being the easiest thing to do.
     
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  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    This is the feed program I use.
     
  4. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Songster

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    Thank you, I'll try that!
     

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