Has anyone purchased Organic feed thru McMurray?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RomeoKat, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. RomeoKat

    RomeoKat Out Of The Brooder

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    I can get good chicken feed through the family I have a raw milk herd share with, but I was considering ordering the chick starter and grower (do I need both?) through McMurray. Does anyone have any experience with them?

    Also, about how much would I need? I'm going to have 4 Dominiques and 6 Easter eggers, and they will arrive near the end of April.

    Thank youuuuuuuu!
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you happen to have some sort of feed store near you? I would probably buy it from there because than you can get as much as you need without having to rely on it being shipped to you. I think you can put them on chick starter (I never put mine on grower but you can if you want) I would start out with 2 bags.
     
  3. RomeoKat

    RomeoKat Out Of The Brooder

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    I have both Tractor Supply and Southern States near me (SS is closer), but I'm not seeing anything listed for Organic/Non-soy available :-(

    And I'm assuming you mean 2 bags at ... 25lb each? Or two 50 pounders?
     
  4. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say 2 50 lbs (I'm thinking if you have ten layer chicks you'll go through 9-10 lbs for the first 10 weeks)
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    I would never buy a feed form a business that doesn't state,
    Mfg. of the feed
    Ingredients
    *Guaranteed Analysis

    * Guaranteed Analysis being -

    GUARANTEED ANALYSIS:
    Crude Protein, Minimum
    Lysine, Minimum
    Methionine, Minimum
    Crude Fat, Minimum
    Crude Fiber, Maximum
    Calcium, Minimum
    Calcium, Maximum
    Phosphorus, Minimum
    Salt, Minimum
    Salt, Maximum
     
  6. Gardenlady2

    Gardenlady2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use Scratch & Peck feed that I purchase through azurestandard.com . It's organic and doesn't contain soy or corn. Go to their website to see if they have a drop point near you. Deliveries are once a month and shipping is 8.5% of price. You can order it from Amazon.com also, but I think the price is a lot higher due to shipping charges.

    I have Dominiques also & they are wonderful!
     

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