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feed prices not kewl

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by blue90292, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    my feed went up another dollar!!! :mad: purina crumbles has gone up another $1 to $14.95 a bag. i can get 75 cents off a bag if i buy 10 or more. $1 off a bag if i buy 40 or more.

    and here i was celebrating gas was now $3.59 a gallon at buckeys.

  2. Feed Commodity prices have dropped substantially since Mid June. It may take a few weeks to work through the system for some feed companies.

    We dropped the price of Layer Crumbles at our Feed Store by almost $2/bag this week.

  3. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    that's what i thought and when i called today, it was up. he had told me the other day to not buy the cracked corn in bulk cuz it was suppose to be going down.

    i feel like i'm playing the stock market. [​IMG] i still have feed, maybe i'll see what the price will be next week.
  4. freshegg

    freshegg Songster

    May 15, 2008
    I made a post this morning about feed prices going up Owner of supply store says 20 bucks for 50lb bag af layer feed this winter
  5. Freshegg:

    Your feed Store owner must have a better crystal ball than I have. The USDA Crop Condition Report will be issued on August 14, I believe that report will show we have a very good crop. If that is the case we should be in good shape for feed prices to maintain their current level.

    The bigger unknows for feed manufacturers is the price of vitamins and minerals which have risen very high and are due to make more increases.

  6. denahli

    denahli Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    i pay 12.86 for 50 lbs of agway med crumbles..REAL crumbles

    i tried nutrena crumbles-same price but powdery
    blue seal-slightly cheaper and A LOT of corn
  7. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I use to work at Riceland Foods. I contacted them because on their website they talk about soymeal and grain they sell for animal food. I thought great I could buy in bulk for when my meat birds come. They told me they don't sell on small scale. I send a message to several people about how they were built by the small farmer but won't cater to them now. I was on my soap box. Oh and speaking of soapbox I even got on the subject they won't sell to the small business to sell their ricebran oil for making soap.

  8. freshegg

    freshegg Songster

    May 15, 2008
    well lazy J I have no idea what crystal ball they have but it was something to do with corn getting ruined somewhere do to floods I hope they are wrong I know purina dog food just went from 22 pound bag to 20 and then upped the price 3 bucks at walmart.
  9. willheveland

    willheveland Songster

    Jan 29, 2008
    southern tier,NY
    Does anybody buy their feed from a mill in 100 lbs bags anymore,the ones that are in the woven plastic bags that replaced burlap.I never hear any talk about them here,only the paper 50 lbs. from the big 3 (purina,nutrena,and blue seal)
    Does anybody feed good ol" mash anymore? Will
  10. CritterHill

    CritterHill Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    SE PA
    Quote:I have no idea what I got today. I stopped at a different feed store on my way home and all they had was "Southern States Quality Feed Grow and Finisher Specialty Poultry Feed".

    50 lb bag. I hope it isn't crud and I hope the girls like it...

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