Cheap Feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Iowa Farm Boy, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Iowa Farm Boy

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    I raise 43 hens and the feed bill is adding up fast, where can I get some cheaper feed?
     
  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    If you are in Iowa there should be several local feed mills that formulate chicken feed. Now you will need some way to store bulk chicken feed.
     
  3. Iowa Farm Boy

    Iowa Farm Boy Out Of The Brooder

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    Do they sell it on a pallet or in barrels?
     
  4. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    Usually neither. You bring your barrels, feed hopper truck, or river barge and the feed mill fills up your container or mode of transportation from a grain storage elevator or bunker.
     
  5. Iowa Farm Boy

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    How much does it cost per pound or barrel?
     

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