what is a reasonable price for boss?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by abhaya, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    I was at my local feed store/copo they have boss I know it is expensive but what is the average price for a 50 pound bag
  2. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    It averages about $14/50# at our TSC, and that's better than you can get at WalMart around here.

    They almost always sell it for $11/50# bag right after Thanksgiving, so that's when I buy it. It costs about as much as their "real feed" except I only feed them a can full per day, so one bag lasts till spring or longer. I don't consider it a large expense.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I usually get it from my local Co-op and the last bag I bought about a month or so ago was $14.55 for a 50 pound bag.
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Here it is $19 on sale and $24 regularly at my feed store for 50lb.
  5. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    I usually just get the 6 pound bag I think for $5 and mix it with a 50 pound bag of scratch I get at the feed mill for $6.
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2010
  6. bjash

    bjash Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2010
    Moline, MI
    $14/50# during the winter months ($11/50# during the summer) from the local co-op.
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    I pay 19+ for 50lbs:-(
  8. emarble

    emarble Chillin' With My Peeps

    Midwest (Missouri) I gave $17 for 50 lbs at the local feed store in town but that was the only place I found it this winter! the drive to tsc would have cost me $3 and I buy all my feed from him so I feel a little obligated (little mom and pop organization)

  9. flockof4

    flockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 10, 2010
    Webster Groves, MO
    I paid $19 for my last 50 lb bag here in Oregon.
  10. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I am SHOCKED at some of the low prices.

    No TSC here sadly.

    I just paid $24.95 for a 50 pound bag - which is a typical price, it is never on sale at the feed store [​IMG]

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