Just found a bag of feed that's 7mo old - safe? no?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Life is Good!, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Need opinoins please...

    Just discovered that my theory of always having feed on hand has backfired. I keep two bags of feed at all times - and rotate - so the first bag gets used, I go buy two more bags, the second bag gets used before the two new ones.....well, my farmhand-helper son (age 13) hasn't switched the bags.... [​IMG]

    So we have a bag of feed from February 2011. It's Purina Flock pellets (sorry, forgot the 'real' name).

    Would you use it? Should I ditch it?

    Thanks for the opinoins. Don't want any chickens sick, but it seems fine (no mold smell, just regular ol' feed smell). It's been stored in a dry place (hayloft of barn).
     
  2. Alabama ee

    Alabama ee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it smells ok and looks ok, I would use it.
     
  3. wilobrookfarms

    wilobrookfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd use it, and mix in a new bag just in case the nutrients are diminished.
     

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