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new feed an chickens started laying like crazy

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by miron28, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. miron28

    miron28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i started buying my feed by the ton and now my chickens starting laying like crazy. when i was buying the southern states brand i was only getting 3 eggs a day and now i am getting 1 1/2 to 2 dozen a day. so i give some feed to some friends and they were only getting 1 to 3 eggs a week and now they are getting 7 to 9 a day. could it be because the food is made fresh or what? i thought about bagging it and selling it what do you all think?
     
  2. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think I need some of that magic feed [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OOh OOh me too! I want some!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Orpstralope

    Orpstralope XL College Raised Eggs

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    Same here, Southern States brand gave me about 11 a week (20 hens) and now, using Purina Layena, I am getting all 20 to lay! even in 14 degree F weather!
     
  5. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    I use Dumor and all of mine are laying. I don't know if it is the freshness, but definately appears to be a quality issue with the Southern States feed. Nice job. I'd sell it or share cost with neighbors so I wouldn't have to store it and both of your feed will be fresher.
     
  6. Airilith

    Airilith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're making me wonder if I need to switch off of SS. Anyone else having poor laying on it?
     
  7. farmin'chick

    farmin'chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did you get your bulk feed? From a local mill, or from SS?
     
  8. madmantrapper

    madmantrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You know I hadn't thought about it but I switched to SS this last bag and my eggs have dropped off to two a day from 9. I was thinking it was because it is so cold and the short days. Maybe you have something there. I will go back to layena next bag.
     
  9. MowNGrow

    MowNGrow Out Of The Brooder

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    Would it make it through customs [​IMG]
     
  10. Eagle2026

    Eagle2026 HIGH FLYER

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    Who is the manufacture of that feed?
    I would like to try it and I live in the GREAT PACFIC NORTHWEST: Washington State.

    We don't have pixie dust in our feed here.
    HELP!
    Mike
     

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