Producers Pride Cracked Corn Issues? Mine has pellets in it?!?!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Barbedwirecat, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Songster

    Sep 16, 2011
    I just bought a bag from my local TSC. When I got it home and opened it I noticed after I dumped it in my storage feed bin (of course) that it was neither cracked (whole kernels) and also had some sort of pellet mixed in. It says Cracked Corn on the bag. [​IMG]

    I'm not feeding it to the flock, and I am pretty miffed I have to go back in get more, and hope that it's correct. Not sure I want to trust this company anymore. I contacted Cargill (The producers of the corn) and am still awaiting their response.

    Anyone else had this problem before? I'm in NE Tennessee.
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2012

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I've had moldy feed twice from TSC. Both times I had another hour drive to return it. If I hadn't opened it immediately they would have blamed me.
    I demanded and received a discount to pay for my gas.
    The first time it was 10 bags, the next time it was 3.
    I don't buy feed there any more. I found another source.
  3. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Songster

    Sep 16, 2011
    The only other place I have in my area is another feed store and I have gotten really moldy feed from them, I refused to back.

    This is more of a manufacturers error. I don't blame TSC for it, since it's the company that milled its fault. I do agree that it could be TSC or the manufacturers fault on the moldy feed though. Sounds like a moisture issue.

    I found out it's made by Purina. I'll be looking for another cracked corn supplier, since I really don't like Purina as a company anyway.
  4. carladababe

    carladababe Songster

    Nov 25, 2010
    Dixon, Missouri
    I'm lucky enough to live in an area that has feed mills and the corn is ground while you wait. I am a big proponent of being a consumer that will and have, taken my business elswhere even if that means I drive alittle farther. Feed and grains cost money, a fair amount too. I also have no problem with e-mailing the company with the complaint. You may not get a reply but it gives you the opportunity to get the word out.[​IMG]

  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    I once bought that name brand corn and there was mold in the bag. I brought it back to TSC for a refund.

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