Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by woodmort, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Oxford NY
    Heads Up: Locally a 40lb bag is selling at a dollar off this week.
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    Awesome - thanks! I have to make a trip today, so that works out nicely.
  3. birdsNbeesNseeds

    birdsNbeesNseeds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2010
    Thank you!!

    Now if only my local store doesn't run out of stock for things I want, like normal....... [​IMG]
  4. Boo-Boo's Mama

    Boo-Boo's Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Last time I bought BOSS @ TSC it was $14.99 and the cashier took $1 off with coupon for 'wild bird seed purchase' from the booklet they give out so $13.99. I can handle that!
  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    No kidding?!

    It's $8.99 here for a 40lb. sack! WOW!
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

    Jun 1, 2009
    I pay 13.75 for 50 lbs Premium Black Oil Sunflower Seed at the mill I go to.
    But it is better that the stuff TSC sell around here. I got a bag from TSC about a year or so ago and it was so dry it wasn't funny.

    Last edited: Oct 15, 2010
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I pay $25 for 50 lb of BOSS at my farm store.
  8. felidaet

    felidaet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2008
    Vancouver, Wa.
    Price in my area varies from $18.00 - $25.00 for 50 lbs. Right now it is on sale for $18.99 but I don't need to buy any at this time. The price seems to go up latter in the winter and spring. I grew BOSS in my garden this year for the birds. I planted lots, I believe it was 5 rows with each being 20 feet long. For the last few weeks, and hopefully at least a couple of more weeks, I have been picking several seed heads every 2 - 3 days and putting them in the run. I give them the head and about 2 feet of stem with leaves. They eat the leaves when the seeds are gone. The birds now know when they see me walking towards the garden with my clippers that they are about to get their favorite treat.

    This is the second year I grew it for them. I will grow it again next year. This year I intended to plant 2 rows, wait 2 weeks to plant 2 more rows, and the wait 2 more weeks to plant the final 2 rows. Due t a very cold and wet spring most of the seed from the first planting rotted. The ground was two wet for the second planting. When it was time for the third planting I planted the last three rows at the same time and replanted part of the first two rows. Decided to skip one row because quite a bit would end up getting eaten by the wild birds if the chickens could not eat it fast enough. As I feared, most if it came on at one time. Looked really nice when it was blooming (I have to get some photos next year...). The wild birds have eaten about half of the seeds in each head that have not been harvested yet.
  9. chicksbestfriend

    chicksbestfriend Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2010
    Maui, Hawaii
    50# bag of BOSS at our local TSC is $18.99, same product is $25 for a 10#bag at another location. The BOSS from our TSC has always been of good quality, but they dont offer us the $1 off coupon. [​IMG]
  10. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2009
    Olympia, WA
    Quote:I think Del's has in on sale for $15 right now.

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