Spout Layer feed vs. Feed Mill feed???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JeninMN, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. JeninMN

    JeninMN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    We've been feeding ours the layer feed from Fleet Farm which has run us about $10 a week for 50 lbs....

    I just found out we have a feed mill ( i dont get around much!!) here in town that sells the feed that they mix there for $17 for 100lbs....so that would essentially give us 1 bag of feed free a month if we switch...

    Looking for those of you that would have pros / cons for switching their feed from Sprout layer to feed mill mixed feed?

    Should I maybe mix the 2 together if we do decide to switch? Atleast then it wouldn't be a complete change over?

    Thank you!

    Jen in MN
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2009
  2. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only thing I ever heard about changing their feed is they might stop laying eggs for awhile. So I was always told to never change feed brands.
     
  3. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For $80 a year difference, I would switch to the feed mill stuff. I think mixing at first would be a good idea. I switched a while back and had no change in egg laying.
     

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