Organic chick starter

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chickengirl47, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2012
    Does anybody have an online source for organic chick starter that is cheap? My eggs will be hatching in about five days, and the co-ops and feed stores in my area don't carry anything organic. I guess no sites have free shipping for a 50-pound bag?

    Thank you!
  2. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 30, 2009
    Mt Repose, OH
    My Coop
    Define cheap? The one I use is Highland Naturals, it's $18.75 plus $1.85 to get it here per bag. We have a local network of chicken keepers and we order about 1700 pounds thus far direct from the mill. We don't get a discount until we reach 5,000 pounds. We split the delivery cost down to per bag cost.

    See if you have a yahoo group locally for chicken keepers and maybe they have a buying group like ours does. Or go through the makers and see what retailers carry it close to you.

    Haven't seen a site yet with free shipping.

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