Locally grown feed in Michigan

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pattyh, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. pattyh

    pattyh Out Of The Brooder

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    I know this is going to be a shot in the dark, but I am looking for a feed supplier near me that either locally grows their feed or a place that sells organic or high quality feed. We are currently feeding them Layena and corn crumbles and only because that is all that is sold at our TSC. We live in St. Clair County and work in Oakland County. So anything in those 2 areas will work. We feed them rice, rice noodles, fruit and veggie scraps, and organic yogurt so they get more variety to there diet, plus it's fun [​IMG] Any other suggestions for feed will be greatly welcomed. We have 5 RIR and 4 Buff hens all around 20 weeks old.
     
  2. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    There is two that are somewhat close to you.

    Here is a list of organic feeds locations
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=20741-organic-chicken-feeds

    MICHIGAN

    CVK Farms, LLC
    5605 Ewalt Rd.
    Imlay City, MI 48444
    Phone: (810) 724-1476

    John Linck
    810-537-1333
    8820 Clear Lake Road,
    Brown City, MI 48416

    I get mine from John Linck. Prices are the same between to the two but John has Soy free and one that is mixed with molasses to help make it less powdery. $17-18 per 50lb bag. He has chick, grower, layer, pig, sheep, etc.​
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    You might want to check out Armada Grain, Armada. Some of their products are sold at Family Farm and Home, Richmond.
     
  4. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fred's Hens :

    You might want to check out Armada Grain, Armada. Some of their products are sold at Family Farm and Home, Richmond.

    Armada grain is a good feed and at a great price. Only downside is they do not sell an organic version.​
     
  5. cmitcham

    cmitcham Out Of The Brooder

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    there is www.scramlinfeeds.com in holly. they grow and mix their own layer feed, but don't have a pellet machine so only have crumble. my girls like it just fine but waste alot. he does sell a layer feed in pellet, but not that he grows himself.
     
  6. pattyh

    pattyh Out Of The Brooder

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    Fred's Hens :

    You might want to check out Armada Grain, Armada. Some of their products are sold at Family Farm and Home, Richmond.

    We're going to go there after work. Seems to be the closest place to us. I might check Imlay City also. I go there once a month.

    Thank you everyone for the suggestions.​
     
  7. patman75

    patman75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:We're going to go there after work. Seems to be the closest place to us. I might check Imlay City also. I go there once a month.

    Thank you everyone for the suggestions.

    FYI

    Armada grain closes early... I think 5:00pm. Family Farm and Home is open to 8:00pm.
     
  8. hagenfun

    hagenfun New Egg

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    I tried Scramlin for feed. He said all their grain IS GMO and not organic. They stopped carrying organic when a large buyer quit due to cost.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2013

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