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Best feed?

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

  1. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Songster

    Aug 5, 2014
    SW Texas
    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

    Feb 18, 2011
    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

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    X 2
    This is the feed program I use.
  4. Arztwolf

    Arztwolf Songster

    Aug 5, 2014
    SW Texas
    Thank you, I'll try that!

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