Question about feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kmartinez, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. kmartinez

    kmartinez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After my babies grow i would like to feed them an organic mix..I found a local farmer that makes organic feed for layers.. This is the ingredients listed. I am new and learning. i would like to know if this sounds like a balanced feed...After looking at feed stores this he is selling it per 50lbs at a good price almost the same as tractor supply. However if i can support a local farmer especially an organic farmer i would prefer doing that rather than buying from a chain..

    Corn, Wheat & Buckwheat grown on our family farm. Includes Fertrell Nutri-Balancer to insure nutrition needed for free range layers. Also includes Alfalfa Meal, Cotton Seed Meal, Ground Limestone, Diatomaceous Earth, Molasses & Bone Meal.

    Thank you for any advise or opinions :)
     
  2. MegsFlock3

    MegsFlock3 Out Of The Brooder

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    You might try asking the farmer if he uses that for his chickens.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    There should be a nutrition label with percentages of protein, fat, calcium, everything...
    .......and how do you know it's organic, is he certified?
     
  4. kmartinez

    kmartinez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes his farm is certified, I checked I am going to get them to send me a good pic of their label..
     

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