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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jillmburke, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. jillmburke

    jillmburke Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 21, 2011
    Hi all, I posted before that I am getting a rooster and I am new to poultry... Was wondering what I should feed him? Locally we have a Purina dealer and a Co-op dealer, but I deal with Purina already for my horses.

    I know, I should be getting him some HENS, but at this time I can't seem to find any to buy locally. I will have some for him in a few weeks, but until then it's just him.

    So what is my best option for feeding him?
  2. poncahills

    poncahills New Egg

    Nov 28, 2010
    Just get a bag of chicken feed at the local feed store. This, plus table scraps, should keep him happy until the weathers warm enough for him to scratch around outside all day!
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    If you like the purina brand get him that. More than likely he will eat anything you give him [​IMG]
  4. jillmburke

    jillmburke Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 21, 2011
    Does Purina have a specific feed for roosters? Everything I'm finding seems to be for laying hens.
  5. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2010
    Bloomingdale, MI
    Quote:If he's mature, the layer feed should be fine.
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2011
  6. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    Purina Flockraiser would work for him.
    Hope you can find him some flockmates soon. [​IMG]

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