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What is an All Purpose feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Buhbuhz24, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. Buhbuhz24

    Buhbuhz24 In the Brooder

    Jul 13, 2011
    I went by my local feed center today to get some chick starter for my 9 week old chickens, But right next to the chick starter was something called "All Purpose Feed" .
    I was curious to what this feed contains and if I could feed my young and old chickens with this?
    Has anybody here tried this? Thank Roo! [​IMG]

  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    All purpose feed is similar to flock raiser. It may not have enough protien for baby chicks--you'd have to compare the bags to be sure.
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2011
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I feed an all purpose feed, semi-local brand called Allway Kernels. It's 20% protein. I feed it to everyone from the youngest chick to the oldest hens. I offer oyster shell on the side for my laying hens.

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