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Price of Feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ibpboo, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Ok, so I just paid $12.69 for 50lbs scratch and $14.49 for 50lbs layer crumbles
  2. jessica117

    jessica117 Songster

    Apr 23, 2008
    SE Tennessee
    Ouch. It wasn't that much the last time I bought it, (9 something for scratch and 10 something for layer pellets) but that was a couple weeks ago. It seems like every time I go to the feed store, prices have risen.
  3. KYBOY

    KYBOY Songster

    Mar 8, 2008
    Layena is $10-$11 per 50# here..I bought some laying mash made by my local mill today to try this month. 16%, 100# for $16 and some change. Hope they like it,LOL
  4. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    durmor 16% layer feed at our local tractor supply is $13.00 for a 50 pound bag
  5. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    $16.50 100lb layer mash here
  6. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    Quote:I'm about in the same ballpark. Feed costs in the PNW and west coast have always been many %% higher.
  7. FutureChickenMan

    FutureChickenMan Songster

    Oct 29, 2007
    50lbs Layer at Wal-Mart 9.99
    50lbs Scratch at Wal-Mart 9.99
    50lbs "Grain" (oats/wheat/corn/etc mix) at Big R (our version of TSC) 8.99
    50lbs Non-Medicated Starter at Big R 12.99
    50lbs Layer at Big R 11.99

    Depending on when I need it, I get it different places. Wal-Mart is about 5 miles out of my way of travel. So if I need feed but don't need groceries, I get the feed at Big R 'cause it's right on my path home from work. But if I need groceries too, I get the feed at Wal-Mart.
  8. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

    Mar 15, 2007
    Washington State
    I love Big R. Too bad we don't have those on this side of the cascades.
  9. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    15.49 for chick starter, 16.49 for broiler, 13.49 for scratch grains and 12.49 for layer crumbles. All 50 pound bags
  10. Our wal mart does not carry any chicken feed. so I have to buy from our co-op. bought 50lb layer crumbles today $12.00.

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