Cracked Corn and soybean meal

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by harleyjo, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. harleyjo

    harleyjo Songster

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    Do any of you feed cracked corn and if you do what do you mix with it? I am getting really frustrated with all the feed problems. I know people who feed cracked corn and soybean meal. Right now I have pullets that are too young to lay yet but will be within a few months and ducklings that are about a month. I want to find a feed that I can feed them all. My coop doesn't have flock raiser or unmedicated chick feed. I live in a very rural town. What can I do?
     

  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Well not knowing what brand of feed that you feed mill carries I will post a list of feeds that are just as good if not better than
    Purina Mills (Flock Raiser).

    Buckeye Nutrition (Buckeye Feeds) -
    Big 4

    Kent Feed -
    Home Fresh 27 Poultry

    Hubbard Feed -
    Homestead Duck & Goose

    Blue Seal Feeds -
    Chick N' Game Bird Starter/Grower Crumbles

    What I feed is High Flyer 28 Game Bird Feed that is put out by Kent Feeds and I cut the Protein some with a "all grain" 14% Pigeon feed with corn and it works real well for me.
    I do keep the cracked corn and soybean out of there feed other than what is in the High Flyer 28. The Pigeon feed has no Soybean in it but I do get the Pigeon feed with Whole Corn or Pop Corn in it.

    Chris
     
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  3. harleyjo

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    I do keep the cracked corn and soybean out of there feed other than what is in the High Flyer 28

    Why is that?​
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Why is that?

    I feel that the birds are getting enough corn in there diet by eating the High Flyer and the Pigeon feed and I plane don't know soy.
    I will put up with the soy in the High Flyer because it is not as high as some feeds....

    Chris
     

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