Is there a difference in crumble and pellet feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MeatNeggs2012, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. MeatNeggs2012

    MeatNeggs2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed my laying pullets layer feed crumble. But the guy at the grain elevator gave me the same feed but in pellet form. Is there a difference in the two?
     
  2. iheartnh

    iheartnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just the shape.
     
  3. MeatNeggs2012

    MeatNeggs2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     
  4. LoneOak

    LoneOak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The mill my feed comes from only makes pellets, they crush it into crumbles for large scale production houses. It is the same ingredients and feed.
     
  5. WYNot

    WYNot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I switched my chickens over from crumble to pellet. The crumble was more dust than crumble it seemed. And, it was time to switch from grower to layer. Seems to be less waste with the pellets. It is more of a choice/supplement though as they roam the yard and woods all day selecting the choicest bugs and greens.

    They do like their treats though. They love the heels of a loaf of bread, grapes quartered, and dehydrated meal worms.
     

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