How does one locate a feed mill?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FlyingtheCoop, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 25, 2010
    Please excuse the newbie question, but when I google feed mill, mostly I get get feed stores, like TSC, etc. Any tips? I am in FL btw.
  2. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    I just Googled Feed Mills in Florida and a bunch of feed mills came up-maybe try that and then narrow it down to your area.
    Good luck!
  3. Mervin

    Mervin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2010
    Central Pennsyltucky
    In our Yellow Pages, they're listed under "Feed Dealer". The mill I go to doesn't have a website and they don't seem to have much use for the Internet in general. I can find them on web-based Yellow Pages, but that's about it. I would suggest a search through the Yellow Pages, be it online or otherwise. You might also look under "Farm Supplies".

    Do you know anybody with larger animals, like goats, hogs, or cattle? If you do, ask them where they go. They might buy supplements, concentrates, or who knows what from a mill.
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2011
  4. dirtsaver

    dirtsaver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2010
    Northern Kentucky
    As we move farther into this CURSE called the "global economy" there are fewer local feed mills each year. It's part of the "WalMart Syndrome" where the independent dealers and smaller chains either get bought up or forced out by the cut-throat sharks. Even Southern States Co-ops, a southern tradition for years has closed most of their local mills and makes all their feed at a couple of larger company mills and ships it to their stores to help with costs.

    Like Mervin said, contact some of your local farmers and see if they can guide you to a local mill that does custom grinding. I wish you luck!

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  5. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    Depends on where in Florida you are (its a big state). I go to the one in Lake Butler.
  6. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    Where in FL, i have a cousin that owns one not to far away from the other main airport, they even sell chicks
  7. HenPecked_bychildren

    HenPecked_bychildren Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2010
    SW Florida
    I am curious about this as well. I'm in SW Florida.
  8. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Quote:X2...Only I'm in the central part of the state. A feed mill would be great.
  9. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

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  10. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    I googled after my post & found Swann's Feed Mill in Zephyrhills, but I can't seem to find a website for them.
    Found a few others that I will be checking into besides that one.

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