I was offered a free bag of chick starter....

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Anna_MN, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

    332
    0
    99
    Dec 4, 2011
    Princeton, MN
    So here is the story. My cousin's boyfriend works at a feed store and they recieved a shipment of chickstarter that had mealworms in it. The feedstore decided to give away all the bags for free- no limits as to how many you take. I am getting chicks on February 20th so I don't know how good the feed will be by then since it has worms in it. Would you take it if you weren't going to have chicks for over a month? [​IMG]
     
  2. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,596
    10
    163
    Feb 23, 2011
    Crossville, Tennessee
    Yup. And then I would set up a mealworm farm and reap the rewards!
     
  3. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,466
    24
    171
    Jul 10, 2010
    That is GREAT! I would gladly take a bag full of mealworm filled chicken feed. Extra protein. Just throw it in a big bin with air holes in the top and raise mealworms. When you have chicks, filter out the worms for the first couple weeks and then when they are old enough for mealworms, give them the feed just as it is?
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    22,035
    619
    448
    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Yes I would take it. FREE is the perfect price!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by