mealworms /pellet food by bulk?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CPT, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. CPT

    CPT Songster

    Sep 19, 2017
    Star, Idaho
    Hello all:

    We are looking for some ways to save $$ on food for our 8 chickens/ 5 turkeys/ 2 guineas and our 1 rooster. I think I'm burned out on going to the feed and supply store all the time. Can anyone recommend a good supplier for our flock? :love

    Thanks so much!
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    How much feed are you going through? You shouldn't buy feed too far in advance as vitamins degrade. You can pick up a few extra bags as long as you use it up in a month or so. I'm feeding more than 100 birds and we pick up feed 2x a month.
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  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    Me too! I want the feed to be used within six or at most eight weeks of the mill date. Fresh is best! Buying in bulk only works if you are sharing it with other flock keepers, so it's still fresh when fed.
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