Homemade or Commercial?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by beakkeeper, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2008
    Does anyone have any thoughts on homemade feed? I would like to save as much money on feed as I can, but still give my chicks all they need. Which is cheaper? more effective? more preservable?

    Thanks in advance!
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    If you can raise your own grains it might be less expensive. This site is pretty helpful. http://www.lionsgrip.com/recipes.html

    price of commercial feed (unless locally produced) is effected by fuel costs, expect it to only go up as time passes...

    There has been quite a bit of discussion about homemade feed here on BYC. There are probably pages and pages, if you do a search.....

    edited: now if I could just type [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2008

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