How much Feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Beanstock2, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. Beanstock2

    Beanstock2 New Egg

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    Ok, I jiust read Joel Salatin's book Pasured poultry Profits but now where can I find how much Cornish X's
    will consume from the time I get them as chick till their finished. ( this is assuming that I am pasturing them)
    thanks
     
  2. Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay

    Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use the feed conversion ratio of 2.15 from hatch to 6 lb, in a free range environment that might be a little low. Greyfields has a better handle on free range birds, I am sure he will give you some information.

    This spring we had a Broiler Special at the Chick Day for our feed store. It was 50 broilers, 50 lb chick starter, and 550 lb Fast Grow Broiler Feed for $185.

    Jim
     
  3. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay :

    I use the feed conversion ratio of 2.15 from hatch to 6 lb, in a free range environment that might be a little low. Greyfields has a better handle on free range birds, I am sure he will give you some information.

    This spring we had a Broiler Special at the Chick Day for our feed store. It was 50 broilers, 50 lb chick starter, and 550 lb Fast Grow Broiler Feed for $185.

    Jim

    That's a great offer for customers,it would be a good way to introduce someone new to the hobby. thumbs up will​
     

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