The Price of Chicken Feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LeghornGuy, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. LeghornGuy

    LeghornGuy Out Of The Brooder

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    I noticed the price of feed (whole corn, scratch and laying pellet) has increased a couple of dollars.
    I guess it is due to the price of fuel and the demand for corn.
    I am thinkng about selling extra eggs to neigbhors, friends and coworkers.
    Is $8.75 too much to pay for a 25lbs of scratch?
    How much do yall (you all) pay for a 25 pound bag of whole corne?
     
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  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I'm paying $6 for a 25lb bag of scratch and $6.25 for 25lbs layer pellets.
     
  3. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its not corn, but $11.93 for 5olb. bag of layers crumbles
     
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  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    Over here in Tx I noticed @ TSC that 50 lbs of layer are like $14+ (was $10 smthg a few mnths back). I am not sure about scratch. Corn is like $11+ for the 50lbs. I am not sure about 25 lbs. I just bought some starter @ my feed store and paid $7 for a 25 lb of the Nutreana. (sp?)
    HTH,
    Kristi
     
  5. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    i buy starter by the pound at local feed store, 8 to 10 pounds at a time it's easier for me, and itgoes for $.35 per pound, that comes to$8.75 per 25 pound bag. i could go to tsc because it is cheaperby $1.00per bag last tme i looked, but i like going to the feed store, and i can't find a local nutrina dealer. so your paying about the same as me in tx
     
  6. yankeemtfarm

    yankeemtfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Went to Agway today.

    11.09 for 50LB Scratch Grains corn/wheat/oats.

    12.29 for 50LB All Grain Layer Crumble.

    12.10 for 50LB Goat Sweet Feed.

    9.96 for 50LB Horse Maintainer.

    BA
     
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  7. Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies

    Flufnstuffs~FluffySilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    NY
    50 pounds of Layer pellets at my Tractor Supply is $12.50

    50 pounds of chick crumbles is $14.00

    :-(
     
  8. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I just paid $12.98 for a 50lb of layena crumbles
    $21.95 for a 50lb bag of oat groats
    $6.95 for 25lbs of wild bird seed.
    I mix it for the chickens they really like the oats specially Zaxby.
     
  9. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    I paid $10.90 for a 50 lb. bag of layer pellets today, and $6.75 for a 25 lb. bag of starter crumbles. I think a 50 lb. scratch is going for something around $7-8.00. I have a lot of options as to where I buy it here, and my favorite feed store is the cheapest.

    It's my turkey pellets (game bird finisher) that costs me the most. I'm paying $11. 90 for a 50 lb. bag.
     
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  10. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    I paid 8.75 for a 25lb. bag of chick starter today.
     

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