r they really gonna stop selling DUMOR feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Mogli, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Mogli

    Mogli Chillin' With My Peeps

    i think i read somewere onetime on here someone sayd tht TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY is gonna stop selling DUMOR poultry feeds starting in 2012 is that true? does anybody know? cuz thats wat i buy to feed my egg layn hens DUMOR feed. i think i heard they'll start selling purina poultry feed great [​IMG] [​IMG] if they do sell some diffrent kinda poultry feed will tht screw up my hens when it comes to there egg layn? cuz ive been feeding DUMOR feed to my chickens since i started doing chickens for a hobby so there kinda use to eating dumor would the eat a new brand of feed or not?
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    I haven't heard that rumor. However to answer your question yes it is possible that they will eat a new feed but it may take some getting used to.
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Dumor is actually made by Purina, just a less expensive product, and I think it is more powdery. My TSC sells both, and the Purina isn't much more per bag. Have you actually asked the people at TSC if this is true, or maybe just another internet rumor?
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    DuMor is merely TSC's house brand, packed for them by Purina anyhow. I've not heard anything about TSC dropping the DuMor packaging, but frankly, it makes some sense. Having both their own version of Purina sitting next to Purina takes up shelving space and it is just something else to handle.

    DuMor only saves a few cents anyhow. Our TSCs has always sold both side by side. Time will tell if the rumors are true.
  5. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    The price difference between the two at my TSC is actually significant. That said, I've been hearing that rumor as long as I've been keeping chooks, but every time I go into TSC its still on the shelves.....
  6. Mogli

    Mogli Chillin' With My Peeps

    i was in there the otherday geting a bag of oyster shell & forgot to ask them [​IMG] [​IMG] i knw 2 guys tht work at the TSC tht i go to next time i go there ill ask them guys they should knw i hope the still sell it cuz thts all i buy is DUMOR
  7. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

    Jun 17, 2011
    Morristown, AZ
    From a TSC employee at another forum.... http://www.horsegroomingsupplies.com/horse-forums/dumor-feed-71638.html

    Dumor feed is a line of feed made by purina mills and is sold only in tractor supply stores. They have come a long way and we sell a long line of their feeds from alpacas to horses to chickens with a lot of good results. of course with any feed you may have a case where an animal does not respond well with this feed just like any other feed. They have now come out with 3 new feeds to compare to strategy and omaline 100 and 200.they have equistages wich is a almost exact comparison to strategy except the fiber content is different by about 1%. which means nothing to a horse from ages 2 to 25. so encourage all to try the dumor line of feed. Dumor is made only because tractor supply company has a policy where they cannot carry a feed with a purina logo on it. If any of you have any questions regarding any dumor, kent, evergreen or blue seal feed please feel free to ask i deal with these companies on a daily basis.
  8. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    Quote:I didn't understand the above sentence, since TSC sells the Purina line of products.
  9. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    They will need some time to get used to the difference in protein level.[​IMG]
  10. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 8, 2008
    Fleetwood, PA
    I have always been told that Dumor is made by Purina. I did have a question as to why it was on the Cargill list of recalls in Louisiana the other day. It would be nice if TSC sold something other than Purina & Purina made products. That's all anyone sells around here & I don't buy it. Many places sell Buckeye stuff for horses, but then only Purina for chickens.

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