Game bird feed for red Rangers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by acsteele, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. acsteele

    acsteele Out Of The Brooder

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    My local COOP has a game bird feed they mill right here, it's a 24% protein feed. It's about half the price of Purina flock raiser. This is our first attempt on meat birds, so I thought I'd ask to make sure that's suitable. The rangers and some more Orpingtons and Speckled Sussex will all get here the 2nd week of March...really looking forward to this!

    Thanks!
     
  2. LindaB220

    LindaB220 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi Welcome to BYC. [​IMG] That's a question I'd like the answer to also.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think broiler feed is around 22-23%, I really can't see that difference effecting anything.
     
  4. BCMaraniac

    BCMaraniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I start all of my chicks with game bird starter. The brand I use is actually 28% protein. and I use it for the first two weeks in meaties and three weeks in DP chicks. I give it to my DP chicks for 3 weeks. I also use it with my broodies and their chicks. It seems to help her gain her weight back more quickly.
     

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