Chicken feed through the roof!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by howfunkyisurchicken, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    OMG! I went to the coop the other day to get feed. I bought 1 50 lb bag of scratch mix and 1 50 lb bag of laying pellets- my bill was just shy of $30 [​IMG] I think I'm going to have to find someplace else to buy my feed, because that's just rediculous. Last year, the exact same trip would cost me about $17. Where does everyone buy their "reasonably" priced feed (reasonably being anything cheaper than what I'm already forking over). Or, how many other people are paying out the wazoo for their feed now?
     
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    I live in Washington State I'm paying around $33.00 for 2 bags, its not cheap any more to have chickens. But they give us so much joy that its worth every penny!
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  3. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Close to same here in AZ, not looking for it to change anytime soon sadly....
     
  4. afveteran88

    afveteran88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here in Michigan. I pay 15.99 per bag at Tractor Supply. The local feed stores are not any cheaper and quality is low.
     
  5. mdbokc

    mdbokc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nutrena laying pellets is $13 / 50# bag and BOSS is around $35 or so for 50# bag. So you are in the same ballpark as us.
     
  6. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We pay roughly 12-15.00 for a 50 lb bag depending on protein levels. The scratch is about 13.00 a bag. We buy 4-5 bags of feed and 1 bag of scratch a WEEK, along with BOSS and birdseed...so yeah, I feel your pain...
     
  7. Cakela

    Cakela Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feeling it here too, not only with chicken feed but with all the other feed I have to buy as well.

    (pig, cow, goat, and dog.)
     
  8. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We pay $13 to14 dollors for 50 lb bag
     
  9. rodandmicha

    rodandmicha Out Of The Brooder

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    Same here in PA, between 13 and 16 bucks a bag...my horse feed went up from 12 to 20 in the last four years...sheesh.
     
  10. smarquis86

    smarquis86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah same here right around 15 bucks for 50lbs. I'm in central Washington.
     

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