What maintenance pellet food do you recommend?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by charlindabob, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. charlindabob

    charlindabob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, my geese are now 4 months old and I have used up all of my Purina Start & Grow and would like to switch to a pelleted maintenance feed. What do you recommend for geese and what protein % is it? I bought some Purina Game Bird Maintenance Chow today as that is about all my feed store has, and it is 12.5% minimum protein, but it is a crumble and I'd rather feed a pellet. I am in central Florida so some feeds may not be available to me. I will check on whatever you recommend and maybe another feed store or TSC may carry it. Thanks!.............Bob
     
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No one carries a specific duck/goose pellet in your area?

    The local mill here makes an 18% duck and goose grower/maintainer pellet with higher B vitamins (niacin mainly) than feeds for upland birds. I guess waterfowl just need more niacin.
     
  3. charlindabob

    charlindabob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My local feed stores does not carry any maintenance feed for ducks and geese except the Purina Game Bird Maintenance Chow.
     
  4. lilchick

    lilchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use All Flock by Nutrena. It is just what it says, for all your flock.

    My chickens, turkeys and ducks and geese love it. In the winter I add some dog food to up the protein.
     

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