How long will 50lb of feed last

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by abejita, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. abejita

    abejita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for six 18ish wk old pullets? They are in a 10x8 run most of the day and get to roam my backyard for a couple hours a day.
     
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  2. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few weeks.
     
  3. R_Chickens

    R_Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the breed/size of your chickens.

    We have 20 hybrid RIR/White Rocks about that age and our feed lasts about 2 weeks. Used to be a month, then 3 weeks [​IMG]

    You have about 1/3, so your feed should go about 3x of ours. That would mean about a month and a half, right?

    Of course, this is just math, it doesn't necessarily have anything to do with real life [​IMG]

    You will, of course, run out without notice on the day you don't have the time to run to the store and have to ask your wife to do it for you...or maybe that's just me!

    - JC
     
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A 50lb bag lasts about two (2) weeks here.

    I have 23 chickens about 17 weeks old.

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  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Also depends how many sparrows and startlings, squirrels, chipmunks, mice and rats are "sharing" your food. [​IMG]
     

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