Feed Question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by feldon, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. feldon

    feldon In the Brooder

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    My DH & I raised a couple of pigs. They are now in the freezer. We had grain left over when they were butchered. He sad that we could feed it to the chickens. I say no. Can anyone settle a dispute for us?
    feldon
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2009
  2. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
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    I would give it to them as treats. Just a handfull scattered in their run will keep them busy for a while. I give mine about a handful twice a day for 11 grown chickens. Sorry if you lost. LOL
     
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

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    well tell your husband that he needs to fix the corn where it will not be eaten buy rats and mice
    it is excellent for that

    also as it is only 9% protein you would be feeding the chickens to be fat
    that is what it did for the pigs

    so there is a lot to say for how much corn are we tLKING HERE?

    IT WILL NOT DO LAYING HENS ANY GOOD
    they don't need the fat with summer here
    and the commercial feed is first most ingredient is corn already
    ARE YOU FEEDING CHICKENS FOR FRYERS?

    IF SO THEY CAN USE IT WITH PROTEIN COMMERCIAL FEED AND GET BY OKAY

    is the corn ground or on the cob?

    answer these questions and maybe we can find a way to help you

    any questions email me
     

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