Does anyone mix their own feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by joshyoua_rine, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. joshyoua_rine

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    does anyone mix their own feed and if so would you please post. Im not really wanting layer feed.
     
  2. I dont do soy as I believe it is the root of all evil, LOL

    My standard recipe for 100 lbs


    cracked corn 15 lbs 9% protein (.20)=3.00
    field peas 25 lbs 25% protein (.70)=17.50
    crimped oats 20 lbs 14% protein (.30)=6
    whole wheat(red hard variety) 20 lbs 14% protein (.30)=6
    sunflower(at least half black) 20 lbs 19% protein (.70)=14

    The #'s in ( ) are my cost per pound. The number after the = is my cost for that ratio in 100 lbs. I live in Eastern TN and so your cost may vary. I'll post my corn free recipe below and another one I am going to experiment with in the spring.
     
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  3. Corn and Soy Free. 18% Protein



    Rye 10 lbs 14.5% protein
    field peas 25 lbs 25% protein
    crimped oats 20 lbs 14% protein
    whole wheat (red hard variety) 20 lbs 14% protein
    sunflower (at least half black) 25 lbs 19% protein


    There are quite a few discussions on other threads here on BYC on mixing your own feed, fermenting feed, growing fodder, etc. Just use the search bar after you get into feed forums
     
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