Just curious to know what others spend on feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by stone_family3, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many birds do you have?
    What is their normal diet?
    How much do you usually spend on it?

    I have 10 birds, they get fresh (free) produce weekly and layer feed. I spent about $30 a month.
     
  2. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have about 25 birds and they eat 2 50 lb bags a month each are $13 plus a bag of showbird mix which is $6
     
  3. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

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    I have 2500 hens that eat organic layer mash. Ten tons a month for $5000
     
  4. jeetthemeet

    jeetthemeet Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 20 birds they are all in good health and we spend $25-30 on feed monthly.
     
  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow, that's a lot of birds. I wish I could have that many [​IMG]
     
  6. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 birds and layer feed is about 15 dollars for 50 pounds, scratch is similar.

    I spend about 40 dollars a month feeding them.
    I give them oatmeal and kitchen treats too. Nothing icky or rotten for them at all. I actually buy specially for them.
    I steam broccoli for them since they like it cooked better than raw. In the summer I get them watermelons and cantalope as well as fresh corn on the cob.
    The 40 a month is including these items.
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    21% protein Starter $10.10 for 50 lbs
    17% protein Grower $ 8.75 for 50 lbs
    18% protein Layer $8.75 for 50 lbs
    20% protein "All Flock" $10.75 for 50 lbs

    Chris
     

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