Meat Bird Feed??? Or can I use Purina Feed???

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Willow's Meadow, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2010
    I was reading that your supposed to feed a meat bird/broiler chick feed to meat chicks and then a meat birds grower feed when they get older. But I've NEVER seen a meat bird/broiler feed at tractor supply or any feed mill around here. Can I just feed Purina Start and Grow and then Purina Grower???
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I use Purina Flock Raiser
  3. Recon

    Recon Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 12, 2008
    Same here. Start n Grow will get you through though if you can't find Flock Raiser.
  4. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    I didn't used to see the Purina Flock Raiser around that much. But, I do see it pretty regularly at my TSC now. My favorite feed store was out of it the other day - the lady said she just sold the last bag. So, I guess that means more people are buying it!

    I will be using it for my meaties, and my 4 turkeys that are supposed to arrive this week! [​IMG]
  5. terri9630

    terri9630 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 22, 2009
    New Mexico
    I use turkey and gamebird feed start to finish. It's cheaper than the broiler feed that my feed store carries and they do well on it.

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