corn gluten pellet feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mommy9994, May 30, 2008.

  1. mommy9994

    mommy9994 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anyone have information on this type feed? I am thinking about feeding it to my free range birds. I'm thinking that they will get anything that the feed is lacking by foraging. The lady I talked to said that it was fed to hogs and cattle, but didn't know anything about feeding it to chickens and turkeys.

    ETA: also, how do you think it would do for meat type birds (also free foraging)?
     
    Last edited: May 30, 2008
  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Doubt if it's got enough goods in it for layers, but IDK for broilers.
     
  3. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its ok for cattle, not hogs or chickens too high in fiber. Now corn gluten meal is different, its used in chicken feed as a high protein blend. There is a difference in corn gluten feed and corn gluten meal. Corn gluten feed is used in cattle rations as a high protein and high fiber blend.
     
  4. mbputnam

    mbputnam New Egg

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    I put corn gluten on my yard as a crab grass inhibitor but am afraid to let hens out while it is visible on the ground. anybody have any advice? my girls are going crazy cooped up.
     

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