Best Rooster Feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by noitulover, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the best % of protein, etc. in a rooster feed?

    Also, anyone like a particular brand?
     
  2. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can feed them Layer feed or all purpose feed.....
     
  3. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right, but what is best for their long term health?
     
  4. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:All purpose because of its lack of calcium.......
     
  5. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    I like Evergreen rooster feed...if I didn't mix my own (or when i run out of and do't have time to mix) I use this. It has a variety of grains and such in it.
     
  6. noitulover

    noitulover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do roosters need the 16% protein, even though they don't lay?
     
  7. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    Evergreen has two types one is a "grower" with 19% and the other is a maintenance with 14%

    Their real names are Gamecock conditioner formula 19 and gamecock maintenance formula 14
     

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