I'm Putting My Chickens On A Diet

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by LittleChickenRacingTeam, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    Not because they are overweight tho. With 6 bantam chooks I go through about 1 bag of feed a month. Last month I payed $10.49 for egg layer mash. Today it was $13.29 [​IMG]
  2. TheBigKahuna

    TheBigKahuna In the Brooder

    Mar 5, 2008
    Can't let the feed costs cut into the bikini budget now can you?

    Good thing grass grows wild at the roadsides because I’d hate to miss out on any luaus.
  3. hencackle

    hencackle Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Just ONE bag of feed, that's all they eat? Oh puhleez--that's nothin'...[​IMG] Surely Lucky's centerfold pics pay more than chicken feed!
  4. BYC Moderator

    BYC Moderator In the Brooder

    Mar 4, 2008
    Let them eat cake.
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

    Oct 5, 2007
    My hens go through allot mores and don't perform tricks stop complaining mine should lay big eggs soon ! [​IMG] or I will have lots of chicken broth. (PS feed is still 10$ a bag here [​IMG] )
  6. LittleChickenRacingTeam

    LittleChickenRacingTeam On vacation

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ontario, CANADA
    When I factor in the price of grapes & sunflower seeds, I'm thinking I might just have to put my hand out & ask for help from you all.

    Please give generously & often to the upcoming Feed LCRT's Chooks Telethon. Details soon.
  7. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *try feeding a "special needs" cat for awhile. . . .~:eek:
  8. mangled

    mangled Songster

    One bag a month? I go through three 50 lb. bags of layers crumble @ $13.89 a bag and two 50 lb. bags of scratch @ $14.49!

    d.k., we have a 60 plus pound Boxer with allergies. He is on a special food, and it's bloody ridiculous what they charge for his food, especially when he eats two 50 lb. bags a month.

  9. Leslie In North Pole

    Leslie In North Pole Songster

    Mar 7, 2007
    North Pole, AK
    I know how you feel, our layer feed just went up to $17 a bag, our grains went up to 9.50.... $88 a week in feed..... come on spring, please. That is not counting what the dog and cats eat.

    Let's not get into what the groceries are running.

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