Price is right or..... not ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by happyhens44, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    I was talking to someone on chat, and I told them I pay $ 8.50 for layers mash and they said "wow I pay $20.00 for mine...... so I wanted to know how much to you pay?

    btw....... im going off 50 pound bags
  2. I've bought from two different stores, and prices fluctuate... but I think one was 11-something and the other was 12-something...

    What/where are they buying that it's $20?
  3. mommyofthree

    mommyofthree Songster

    May 18, 2010
    Where I go it is about $9 for a 50 pound bag of regular layer feed, the organic layer feed is around $20 for 50 lbs.
  4. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    yeah, umm the person I talked to lives in NY thats all i know
  5. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Songster

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    Around here it's $11.50 for a 50 lb bag of layer. If I go to a smaller feed store, it's $14 for the same stuff.
  6. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    I've noticed from reading here on BYC, that the price of feed depends a lot on location. And of course, by brand. I pay $14.00 a bag for Purina Flock Raiser, and i think their Layena runs about the same. If i bought the "regular" brand from my feed store, it would run me $10-$12 a bag.
  7. Gypsi

    Gypsi Songster

    I paid $8.95 a 50 lb bag for scratch, (which the lady-birds did not approve of) and $12.95 a 50 lb bag for Layena by Purina. I toss in some scratch on the ground for entertainment purposes. They adore watermelon for more entertainment though.[​IMG]
  8. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    I pay $13 for a 50 lb bag of Flock Raiser at my feed mill. $12.75 for a 50 lb bag of Medicated Start and Grow. $17 for 100 lb of scratch. I'm not sure how much the Layena or their own brand of layer feed is, as it is not high enough in protein for my birds.
  9. blake101

    blake101 Songster

    Feb 13, 2010
    North, MS
    9.00 for 50lb. In MS
  10. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    nice [​IMG]

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