Minerals for Chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Tumbleweed Farm, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Songster

    Jun 17, 2011
    Benton City, WA
    I started making my own ffeed and paid a hefty price for minerals. Can you use minerals for gardens--I doubt it but am curious. I think kelp would fill the bill.

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I would not use stuff for gardens if it were me. I am always worried about lead and such.

    I use Redmond Mineral Conditioner. I have used kelp meal before as well (very spendy). I get mine (Redmond) from azurestandard.
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2014
  3. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Songster

    Jul 1, 2012
    New Jersey
    I would use the minerals specifically for chickens. Its probably a lot safer

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