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How much are you paying for feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bantamman13, Nov 11, 2008.

  1. bantamman13

    bantamman13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got back from the local feed store and scratch is up to 9.79 50lb Layer crumbles were 11.69 50lb and gamebird was 15.69 50lb. either I am going to have to kick the chicken habit or start making my own feed. [​IMG]
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I just paid $14 for fifty pounds of layer pellets.
     
  3. Ivagrovegirl

    Ivagrovegirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I live in Southern Indiana and we are paying 9.50 for layer and meatbird and 8.00 for crack corn 40lb bags. We recently had to switch from Purina to regular due to cost. Our price would probably be similar if we went to purina.

    Emily:)
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2008
  4. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eastern CT
    Last time it was just over $12 for 50lbs of layer pellets. I'm horrified that I just bought 50lb of scratch grains and it was over $13. I swear I was paying $8 last year.
     
  5. bantamman13

    bantamman13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well at least the crumbles don't look so bad now but all the feed I buy has went up about three dollars a bag since early summer.
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They have just now lowered our laying feed a $1. It now costs $12.99 for a 50# bag and scratch is $9.99 for a 50# bag. My chickens have been laying eggs and pay for their own feed that way! [​IMG]
     
  7. mcg30_40

    mcg30_40 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine has gone up to $10/50lb bag. These birds are going to have to start making some money (selling eggs) or they are going to become food.
     
  8. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oklahoma
    $8.50/50 lb. sack....sorry... [​IMG]

    LOL
     
  9. ttbkremer

    ttbkremer Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and I just pulled out one of our invoices and we are paying 11.99 / 50 lbs for egg layer and 9.99 / 50 lbs for cracked corn.
     
  10. Heather J

    Heather J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in south central Utah and if I buy feed locally I'm somewhere around $16-$17/50# bag for chick feed, layer feed or game bird starter. If I drive over the mountain to Walmart I can get layer for $10.50/40# bag, but they don't carry chick feed or game bird, just layer and scratch. That's a big enough difference I drive over for a dozen bags periodically--time to do it again tomorrow. Everywhere else I've checked is about the same as my local feed store.
     

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