Help! Need source for organic feed!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ButtonquailGirl14, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    I need to find a source for Organic Non-GMO, at the very least 18% protein all flock feed at an affordable price!! I am trying to find 20% protein, so even game bird feed is an option!
     
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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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  3. Melky

    Melky Can’t wait for Spring!

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    Natures Best from TSC 18 % starter grower organic non -GMO

    Scratch n Peck

    Big Sky from Big Sky or Azure Standard

    Purina organics

    Highland Natural

    Dumor Organics

    These are all organic but not an all flock feed that is 20%. Can start on starter grower if they have baby chicks, grower if all flock over 8 weeks, layer if over 18 weeks for your flock. I would not use game bird or broiler feeds not meant for laying hens because the protein gets above 20% which is not recommended for laying hens. Purina has a Flock Raiser 20% but it is not organic. They do have organic feed in stages though.
     
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  4. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    Thanks! I will be raising Phoenix chickens, so I need high protein!
     
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  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Did you candle today?

    I was just about to mention this.
    There are direct links on the sheet to each feed...most links are to the manufacturers website. Most all have a search tool where you can enter your zip code to see if it is sold locally.


    I have to ask...do you know how to use the search function here on BYC?
     
  6. staceyj

    staceyj Enabler

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    Popping in to say @Texas Kiki has a vast amount of feed info on that spreadsheet.
    Please check it out.

    Man I love the search engine here! I have learned so much by reading.
     
  7. rjohns39

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    I would checkout the Ferrell website and see who's close to you. https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/3471920/Webpage_Images/Fertrell-Outlets-1.pdf A lot of these guys will run a truck route up to four hours from their location. If there are Mennonite or Amish communities near you, you can often get really good feed for a low price. They may or may not be "Certified" Organic, but are just as good as organic.

    And I too love @Texas Kiki 's spread sheet.;)
     
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  8. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    what search function? You mean the magnifying glass? I have used it many times... I guess I just didn't think about using it for this.
     
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    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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