Feed How long does it last + more

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by 19disbre, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. 19disbre

    19disbre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I was wondering how long feed lasts before it loses nutritional value and I am looking at buying 2,500+ pounds where do I get it cheap and how the cheapest I found it is 14.00 per 50lbs. but I know it can be cheaper than that also I want 20% protein I think or close to that.
     
  2. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine with a poultry science degree doesn't want feed over 3 months old. One of the local feed stores nearly gives it away at 6 months of age. Any chance there is a feed mill in your area that grinds their own feed? If so they are much cheaper than a feed store and may do a custom mix for you.
     
  3. WildfireSmitty

    WildfireSmitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Your better off getting it milled with your own ration.

    Here's a good basic cheap feed. Very similar to an organic grower mash.




    Ingredient kg/1000lbs

    Wheat 768
    Soybean meal 100
    Peas 250
    Limestone 10.8
    Di-calcium Phosphate 17.1
    Salt2 2.0
    Vitamin/mineral premix 10.0
     
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