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Purina Flock Raiser? What are your thoughts.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kuntrygirl, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    I was in TSC and I noticed that they sell Purina Flock Raiser. It looks like chickens, ducks and turkeys can eat it. Does anyone use this? If so, do you like it? Is it nutritious? Can this be used as feed alone? What are your thoughts about this feed. I want to try feeding it to my animals but I'm not sure.
  2. cterbizan

    cterbizan Songster

    Jun 14, 2010
    Most use it. It is a great feed if you are mixing ages or animals. Yes it can be used as feed. I just bought some because I just went on vacation and I have a hen laying on an egg that we were scaried may hatch when we where away. It is a great feed.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2010
  3. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster 8 Years

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    I use it for my girls. I have 1 year olds and 15 week olds together...I offer oyster shell on the side for the layers.
  4. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    There's lots of threads on here about it if you search.

    I love it myself, although I only wish that it was offered in the pellet form in my area (medicated and/or pelleted forms of the feed are offered in different areas, but not where I am). It is especially good for me because I like to free range younger chicks with my adults.
    I simply put out oyster shells for my laying hens if they need more calcium.
  5. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Crowing 10 Years

    Jul 8, 2008
    Fleetwood, PA
    Save your money & buy a locally milled grower/broiler feed. Flock Raiser is nothing different.
  6. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Songster

    Sep 21, 2009
    Currently Flock Raiser is all I use. [​IMG]

    Hens, Roos, chicks and ducks are fine!
  7. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Songster

    Apr 8, 2010
    South Central Texas
    I use it oo, it's the easiest. HOWEVER...my TSC just stopped carrying it. [​IMG]
  8. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:I tried the local mill's gamebird feed, and my chickens didn't seem to like it (which could save on feed costs [​IMG] ) but I sometimes feed them Dumor grower feed because it does come in pellets and they seem to like it.

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