what does everyone pay for their feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by momoftwinsinwi, Sep 19, 2007.

  1. momoftwinsinwi

    momoftwinsinwi Songster

    May 29, 2007
    Rochester, WI
    Just curious the difference in price throughout the country? I pay about $13 for a 50 pound bag and my birds are eating the grower right now, will start on layer after this bag is done. And I go thru about 1 bag every approx 6 weeks with 15 birds.
  2. nccatnip

    nccatnip Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Piedmont area NC
    My last bag of layer crumblers ran about $11 and change.
  3. Rocket Raley

    Rocket Raley Songster

    Jul 6, 2007
    Good question, I have been meaning to hunt down my recipts and put them on a spread sheed. Here are 3 I found right off hand.

    Tractor Supply in Camden
    20lb Dumor Feed Chic $6.98
    50lb Feed Prod Pride Scratch $8.35

    Tractor Supply in Camden
    50lb Dumor 24% chicken starter $13.64

    From the feed and seed in Bishopville
    50lb Scratch $9.95
    50lb Layer feed $11.95
    50lb Oyster Shells $9.95
  4. schmoo

    schmoo Songster

    May 7, 2007
    West MI.
    I paid about $13.00 for starter
    layer is around $11.00
    scratch is $8.00
    oyster shell was $5.00 for 5 pounds where I got it first at TSC It was the only place I'd ever seen it.
    - I found a cheaper place for next time.
    My D.E. was around $30.00 for 50 pounds
  5. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Songster

    Apr 5, 2007
    Agway brand Chick grower 50lb: 10.86

    Blue Seal feeds chick starter (only kind there that was in a smaller bag) 25lbs: 6.50
  6. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Galesburg, IL.
    We pay $10.99 for a 50 lb. bag of the starter and layer feed. We found another place that sells the grit and oyster shell in 100 lb. increments for only $6 each. We go through about 450 lbs. of feed a month. The grit and oyster shell last a month.
  7. BlueDevilGirl67

    BlueDevilGirl67 In the Brooder

    Aug 30, 2007
    Central NC
    We pay about $8.25 for 50lbs of laying pellets and $5 for 50lb bag of scratch feed at the local feed mill. They don't care for the stuff from Tractor Supply. I get 150 lbs of feed at a time. My egg sales pay for the feed.
  8. GoodEgg

    GoodEgg Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    NW Florida
    I pay around $11 for a 50 pound bag of grower.

    I go through about 50 pounds every 1-1/2 weeks right now. I hope some of that is just waste (20 standards and 6 bantams) but with weather cooling off I'm afraid they'll get less from forage too.

    Oh, and I give a bit to the ducks, forgot them.

  9. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Here's another post that was started about feed prices.

    We recently got a 50# bag of Dumor Grower for $11.65 at Tractor Supply Co.. We used to get our feed from the local Co-Op but DH doesn't get home in the evenings before they close and we only have one vehicle between us, so TSC has been really convenient for us.

    P.S. We've been able to teach the employees a bit, too! [​IMG]

  10. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Just got back from the feed store today, got one bag of shavings for 7.49, 100 of layer for 23.58 and 50 of starter for 12.99.. grand total of 47.85. Prices are low at the moment though... hope the feed isn't too old!

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