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Open bags of feed in clearance section

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AussieSharon, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Was just at my local feed store and noticed in their clearance section they had "open" bags of 50# feed. Looks like they had ripped and been taped back up. Does anyone buy the clearance bags of feed? They were $5 each at my store and the lady said it happens quite often.
  2. FLF

    FLF Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    I got a darn near 50lb bag for $2.02 that way! It was nice and fresh, wish I could find it that way more often!
  3. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing 11 Years

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    I don't buy them only because I don't know how long they've been open or what moisture may have gotten in - but I wish I knew~!!
  4. Ang

    Ang Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    West Central Illinois
    I buy ripped bags all the time. The bags have just been torn in shipment and tapped back up.
  5. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    I buy them, sometimes it's a gamble though. Last time we got some, they had been "opened" by mice and we found bits of their nests in the bags.... [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Songster

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    Lucky you. I wish I could find such a bargain.
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    The broken feed bags move quickly around here. When possible I do buy them.
  8. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    FLF I am going to start shopping at your feed store! $2.02 for a 50# bag is amazing. Here I was thinking $5 was a good deal. I get opened bags of cat and dog food all the time and have never had a problem.

    ChicknGurl sounds like you got a not so nice surprise!
  9. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    I would buy it at that price if I could, I never see the bargain bags, maybe I should rip a bag or two in the store, and wait for them to discount it???
  10. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Songster

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA

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