Purina flock raiser

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Meca, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. Meca

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    right here.
    Can anyone give me the ingredients?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

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  3. Cindy in PA

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    I have never seen the ingredients on their website & couldn't find it today either. Most feed tags don't actually tell you what's in the feed, it's just grain products, plant protein products etc. Purina is one of the biggest offenders, but not the only one.
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

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    Sorry, I thought all feed manufacturers put the feed label on the website.
    I've never bought a feed (other than a custom blend from a local mill) that didn't list all the ingredients and guaranteed analysis.

    Here's the ingredients and analysis from the feed tag of Home Grown Layer 16% which is made by Purina so I imagine the ingredients are pretty similar to Layena.
    http://www.arcatapet.com/item.cfm?cat=18408

    I do know that flock raiser is an all vegetable feed. No animal products.

    This is one of the feeds I currently use the label from the Nature's Grown website is identical to the one on the bag.
    http://www.naturesgrownorganics.com/files/pdf/Grower/NG-organic16chickgrower.pdf
    http://www.naturesgrownorganics.com/files/pdf/Layer/organiclayer16.pdf

    Here's the feed tags of all Nature's Seasons feed with all the ingredients.
    http://www.americanagco.com/documents/Poultry_Game_Bird_Program.pdf

    I just looked at an old tag from Purina Start & Grow and it has complete ingredients listed.

    Here's the tag from MFAs feed
    http://www.mfa-inc.com/Portals/0/Game Bird Grower_Finisher.pdf

    Buckeye concentrate label
    http://www.buckeyenutrition.com/media/137741/40_pct_poultry concentrate.pdf

    As I said, I've never seen a bag of feed without ingredients listed.
    When a mfg. doesn't put the ingredients on the web, that tells me they change from time to time. They will still be on the bag though since the formula is programmed in at the mill and they'll have the mfg. date, lot number, analysis, ingredients and feeding instructions.
     
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  5. Chris09

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    Flock Raiser

    INGREDIENTS: Ground corn, dehulled soybean meal, corn distillers, dried grains, monocalcium phosphate, dicalcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, wheat middlings, salt, magnesium sulfate, potassium sulfate, L-Lysine, DL-Methionine, Choline Chloride, Vitamin D3 supplement, tagetes extract, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin supplement, vitamin E supplement, menadione sodium bisulfate complex, calcium supplement, folic acid, pyridoxine hydrochloride, manganous oxide, zinc oxide, copper sulfate, calcium lodate and sodium selenite. Animal fat and protein free.
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

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    Good job Chris.
     
  7. Chris09

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    Some feed Mfg's cheap out on there website and don't post ingredients.
    For me that's a major down fall, just like not having animal proteins in there poultry feed.

    By law all feed bags must have a ingredients list and guaranteed analysis unless it is your own custom mix.
     
  8. Chris09

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    Thanks,
    Took me some time to find it, but it was found.
     
  9. Chris09

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    Mazuri go's above and beyond the call of duty..
    IMO This is what should be found on all feed mfg web site for every feed.


    Exotic Gamebird Starter 5637

    Description
    Exotic Gamebird Starter is a complete feed specially designed to meet the nutritional
    needs of young ornamental pheasants and other birds with similar feeding patterns. Mazuri
    Gamebird Diets are designed for optimal growth rates, chick success, quality feathering, health
    and longevity, and are not designed for meat production.

    Features and Benefits
     Complete feed - One product contains all of the nutrients the birds require.
     High protein, balanced with essential amino acids - Promotes growth and feathering.
     Optimum levels of nutrients - Proper nutrient levels provide protection against cannibalism.
     Extruded particle - Highly palatable, easy to feed and minimizes fines and waste.

    Extruded particles: ⅛” diameter x ⅛” length.

    Guaranteed Analysis
    Crude protein not less than .......................... 30%
    Lysine not less than..................................... 1.5%
    Methionine not less than ........................... 0.60%
    Crude fat not less than ................................ 2.5%
    Crude fiber not more than ........................... 6.5%
    Ash not more than ............................... 9.0%
    Calcium not less than ......................... 0.95%
    Calcium not more than ......................... 1.5%
    Phosphorous not less than ................. 0.90%
    Salt not less than ................................ 0.10%
    Salt not more than .............................. 0.50%
    Moisture not more than.......................... 12%

    Ingredients
    Dehulled soybean meal, ground corn, wheat middlings, fish meal (menhaden), porcine meat
    meal, dehydrated alfalfa meal, brewers dried yeast, glyceryl monostearate, soybean oil, calcium
    carbonate, salt, dl-methionine, choline chloride, dicalcium phosphate, mixed tocopherols
    (a preservative), cholecalciferol (vitamin D3), vitamin A acetate, manganous oxide, d-alpha
    tocopheryl acetate (natural source vitamin E), zinc oxide, l-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (stabilized
    vitamin C), niacin, calcium pantothenate, menadione sodium bisulfite complex (vitamin K), vitamin
    B12 supplement, copper sulfate, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, folic acid, calcium iodate,
    thiamin mononitrate, sodium selenite, biotin.

    Feeding Directions
     Feed free-choice to birds as a sole ration until chicks are fully feathered. Start with a small
    amount on paper or cardboard to ensure all birds begin eating.
    If an intermediate protein diet is desired during the growth period, use Mazuri[​IMG] Waterfowl Starter (5641).
    Transition to Mazuri[​IMG] Exotic Gamebird Maintenance (5643) when fully feathered.
     Always provide animal with plenty of fresh, clean water.

    Exotic Gamebird Starter
    Approximate Nutrient Composition

    NUTRIENTS
    Protein, %...................................................... 30
    Arginine, % .................................................... 2.0
    Cystine, % ................................................... 0.47
    Glycine, % ..................................................... 1.8
    Histidine, % ................................................. 0.78
    Isoleucine, % ................................................. 1.3
    Leucine, % .................................................... 2.3
    Lysine, % ....................................................... 1.8
    Methionine, % ............................................. 0.62
    Phenylalanine, % .......................................... 1.4
    Tyrosine, % ................................................. 0.94
    Threonine, % ................................................. 1.2
    Tryptophan, % ............................................. 0.36
    Valine, % ....................................................... 1.4
    Fat (Acid hydrolysis), % ................................ 5.1
    Linoleic acid, % ............................................. 1.6
    Omega-3 Fatty Acids, % ............................. 0.22
    Omega-6 Fatty Acids, % ............................... 1.6
    Fiber (Crude), % ........................................... 4.3
    Neutral Detergent Fiber, % ............................ 15
    Acid Detergent Fiber, % ................................ 5.0
    Metabolizable Energy kcal/kg ............................................ 2,625

    MINERALS
    Ash, % .......................................................... 7.6
    Calcium, % ................................................... 1.2
    Phosphorus, % ........................................... 0.94
    Phosphorus (non-phytate), % ........................ 0.57
    Potassium, % ................................................ 1.3
    Magnesium, % ............................................ 0.25
    Sodium, % .................................................. 0.22
    Chloride, % ................................................. 0.33
    Iron, ppm ..................................................... 220
    Zinc, ppm ..................................................... 130
    Manganese, ppm ......................................... 140
    Copper, ppm .................................................. 21
    Iodine, ppm ................................................... 1.9
    Selenium (added), ppm ................................ 0.30
    VITAMINS
    Thiamin, ppm ................................................ 7.8
    Riboflavin, ppm .............................................. 14
    Niacin, ppm .................................................... 95
    Pantothenic acid, ppm ................................... 23
    Choline, ppm ............................................ 2,375
    Folic acid, ppm ............................................. 4.8
    Pyridoxine, ppm ............................................ 8.5
    Biotin, ppm .................................................. 0.30
    Vitamin B12, μg/kg .......................................... 31
    Vitamin A (added), IU/kg .......................... 13,425
    Vitamin D3 IU/kg ...................................... 2,135
    Vitamin E, IU/kg ........................................... 150
    Vitamin K (as menadione), ppm...................... 0.76
    Beta-carotene, ppm ...................................... 1.1
    Ascorbic acid, ppm ........................................ 72

    Storage Conditions
    For best results, store contents of open bag in container with sealing lids. Store in a cool (75 F or colder), dry (approximately 50% RH) location. Use within 1 year of product manufacturing.

    1 Based on the latest ingredient analysis information. Since nutrient composition of natural
    ingredients varies, analyses will vary accord ingly.
    2 Calculated using data from domesticated poultry (NRC Poultry, 1994).
     
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  10. ChickenCanoe

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    I was pretty sure that was the case.

    Wow, that is a fabulous analysis breakdown. They all have that information or they couldn't consider it a complete feed if they didn't know the amino acid, vitatmin, mineral and trace element content.
     

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