Modesto Milling organic feed - too dusty?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by whillergee, May 29, 2010.

  1. whillergee

    whillergee Out Of The Brooder

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    I really like that I can easily find Modesto Milling organic feed for my chickens, but I'm worried about the Grower/Starter crumbles being too dusty. It seems like the girls are eating it and thriving, but the feed is very dusty and they seem to try to pick out all the crumbly bits and leave a lot of the dust. I have one of those aluminum tank-type feeders suspended from a rafter in the coop, and the feed is so dusty that I have to go up there twice a day and push the feed out into the trough. Has anyone else had this problem with Modesto Milling feed? This is my first bag of it - is it maybe, hopefully, just a particularly dusty bag? [​IMG]
     
  2. hansolo

    hansolo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same problem.
    My chicks (about 3 months old) seem to like the old, non-organic, medicated starter/grower feed better.
     
  3. MsPony

    MsPony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its bag to bag, I got a really good one this last time, pure crumbles.
     
  4. hansolo

    hansolo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the feedback.
    I might give them a try then.
    I will be getting layer next time which I think will be pellet?
     
  5. Duck Bill

    Duck Bill New Egg

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    Our hens really like it alot and it's not too dusty...
     

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