Homemade chicken feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by abbarie, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. abbarie

    abbarie New Egg

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    Looking to save money while feeding our chickens! They are currently just chicks but im a planner... how can I feed my hens for when they're older and off chick starter!
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicks are a-hatching Premium Member

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    I find it cheaper to buy a good premade ration. Unless you are using lots of feed it isn't economical to mix your own, and store it. If you feed a higher protein ration, 20-22%, than you can feed more extras, like scratch and scraps, which cuts the feed bill a bit.
     

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