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Does anyone feed hog feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CalicoFarm, May 6, 2009.

  1. CalicoFarm

    CalicoFarm Songster

    Feb 5, 2009
    North East Alabama
    I have heard feeding hog feed to chickens a few times now. I have done a little research and it looks like the protien levels are about the same. I don't know about the rest of it. The place I get my feed from grinds there own feed so I am sure that it would be cheaper than the layer feed but I am more worried about the nutrition part of it.

  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    We recently discovered that the feed mill around here sells hog feed in 50 pound sacks for like $6.50 a sack and it's THE SAME FEED they sell as their chicken layer for $9.50 a sack!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Last edited by a moderator: May 6, 2009
  3. upthecreek

    upthecreek Songster

    Mar 18, 2009
    South Alabama
    Sounds like a good deal to me !!! I would think it is probably better feed than what they make for chickens (this is the norm for the feed industry) .

    Be sure to offer free choice Oyster Shell .

    Good Luck ,

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