Seed mixes for growing your own chicken feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by quesad00dle, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. quesad00dle

    quesad00dle Out Of The Brooder

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    My husbands recent 4 month hiatus from work due to a mystery
    Illness that landed him in hospital and the subsequent down turn
    In our finances has got me thinking about growing my own chicken
    Feed crop. Does anyone form Ontario. Canada know a supplier
    Of seed mix specifically formulated for pasture chickens. My goal is to
    Be able to feed my flock on mostly "home grown" feeds and
    reduce my dependence on commercially prepared crumbles.
    It now costs between $15.00 and $18.00 per bag and with the cost Of
    The 44 KLMS round trip to the nearest feed store ( in my F150)
    The cost is probably nearer $20.00/ bag. On a fixed income I am unable
    To buy in bulk so can't realize any savings that way. I do however
    Have about 1/2 acre orchard that I could over seed for my Avian
    Friends.
    Thanks in advance
     

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