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What feed?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by fowled-out, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. fowled-out

    fowled-out Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you guys use to feed your broilers? I acquired 10 broilers from a friend who ordered 100. I have organic feed for my Marans but I don't want to share a $35 bag feed with the broilers. My uncle swears by Purina Game Bird starter at 30% protein and I have seen him got some real big broilers. It's either the game bird starter @ 30% or the flock raiser at 20%.
     
  2. ourflockof4

    ourflockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are the birds? If they are day olds they may benefit from the 30%. If they are already a couple weeks old I would go with the 20%. I usually feed between 20-24% depending on the age, growth, and weather.
     
  3. terri9630

    terri9630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use turkey and gamebird starter. Mostly because its the only non- medicated feed available here.
     
  4. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go with what's cheaper, both will do a good job. Especially just for 10.
     

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