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what do you pay for oats?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by picklespickles, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    here, i can get a fifty pound bag of people oats for about twenty seven dollars. with the gas prices, the price went up to that. i just give my animlas my leftovers or what spills or a hanful as a treat. (yes, i do eat a lot of oatmeal)

    can you buy animal grade oats for cheaper? people around here act like im nuts when i ask.

    but maybe i just havnen't found the right place to ask.
  2. ml

    ml Songster

    Mar 4, 2007
    At the local feedstore you can buy whole or crimped oats. Normally they are under 15.00 per 50 lbs, but they are not the same as you would make oat meal ( ie rolled oats) out of.

    http://horsecare.stablemade.com/articles2/oats.htm see pictures of the oats here.

    Diana loves this part.

    Nutritional Value: 8 - 13% crude protein, 7 - 9.5 dig. protein, t.d.n 71.5%, calcium 0.09%, phosphorus 0.33%, 11 - 14 MJ DE/kg, 10 - 12% fiber, 4.5% oil, nut. ration 1:6.6. Low in calcium, B complex vitamins, vitamin A and lysine.

    here is a place in NJ for feed they suggest 12.50 for 50 lbs of oats.


    Do you have a Tractor supply or Agway near you?

    It may help in the find.

  3. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    oh. crimped oats. maybe there were being picky (or uh, stupid) about what i called it. thanks.

    we don't have those chain stores near me. a lot of mom and pop.

    thanks again. i knew it had to be a reasonable price.
  4. spottedtail

    spottedtail Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    I pay $6.85 for a 50 lb bag of whole high grade oats.
    I think the price of feedstuffs depends alot on where you live.

  5. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    that sounds really cheap. good for you.
  6. FrozenChicken

    FrozenChicken Songster

    Apr 1, 2007
    Alberta, Canada
    A bushel of Oats is about 30lbs converted from tonne the current price is $2.04 per bushel. The person selling for 27.00 dollars for 50lbs is gouging.

    Price conversion
    Grain Prices
  7. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    that's people oats for twenty seven dollars. i think it's price gouging, too, but it's not unusual.
  8. FrozenChicken

    FrozenChicken Songster

    Apr 1, 2007
    Alberta, Canada
    Ah my bad, You can make alot of cookies with 50lbs of rolled oats [​IMG] .
  9. greginshasta

    greginshasta Songster

    Jul 26, 2007
    Mount Shasta, CA
    Quote:Hmmm... Oatmeal cookies... cookies! I'm hungry.
  10. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    I pay 11.00 for rolled oats

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