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Where to buy Organic Chicken Feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by GardeNerd, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where do you buy organic feed? Is is sold at your local feed store? And what kind?

    I had a really hard time finding organic feed locally when I was starting out with my own chickens. The internet was little help for a local or even regional source. I found a store on my own by chance, but since then I have been working on a list of organic feed suppliers and retailers on a BYC page. I really want to add more FEED STORES that actually keep it in stock. Do you buy it at a feed store or a mill rather than have it shipped?


    Organic Chicken Feed List

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    Cities and Communities where you can find or buy organic feed that are so far included on the list of Organic Feed retailers and suppliers: https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/vie … cken-feeds

    ALASKA
    Anchorage, AK

    ARIZONA
    Glendale, AZ
    Higley, AZ (Phoenix area)
    Tucson, AZ

    CALIFORNIA

    ---NORTHERN CALIFORNIA---
    (San Francisco Bay Area, Sierra Foothills, and North Central Valley)

    Berkeley, CA
    Cotati Ca
    Chico, CA
    Grass Valley, CA
    Penngrove, Ca
    Petaluma, CA
    Sebastopol, CA
    Scotts Valley, CA ( near Santa Cruz)


    ---CENTRAL CALIFORNIA---
    (Central Valley and Central Coast)

    Empire, CA
    Goleta, CA
    Goshen, CA
    Legrand, CA
    Turlock, CA

    ---SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA---
    Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego Area

    Burbank, CA
    Carlsbad, CA
    Chino, CA
    Escondido, CA
    Irvine, CA
    Glendale, CA
    Glendale, CA
    La Habra, CA
    Jamul, CA --- Eastern San Diego area
    Midway City, CA ---near Westminster in Orange County
    Malibu, CA
    South El Monte, CA
    Valley Center, CA
    Vista, CA

    COLORADO
    Denver, CO
    Platteville, CO

    CONNECTICUT
    Manchester, CT
    Canterbury, CT
    Norwalk, CT

    FLORIDA
    Gainesville, FL

    GEORGIA
    Atlanta, GA
    Covington, GA
    Norcross, GA

    HAWAII
    Pukalani, Maui, HI

    IDAHO
    Preston, ID

    ILLINOIS
    Cerro Gordo, IL
    Osco, IL

    IOWA
    Decorah, IA
    Corning, IA
    New Hampton, IA
    Oskaloosa, IA
    St. Ansgar, IA

    INDIANA
    Honeyville, IN
    Lebanon, IN

    KANSAS
    Goff, KS
    Council Grove, KS

    KENTUCY
    Bowling Green, KY
    Columbia, KY
    Danville, KY
    Guthrie, KY
    Edmonton, KY
    Eubank, KY
    Glasgow, KY
    Harned, KY
    Lebanon, KY
    London, KY

    MAINE
    Auburn, ME
    Augusta, ME
    Bar Harbor, ME
    Berwick, ME
    Madawaska, ME
    Skowhegan, ME
    South Berwick, ME
    Union, ME
    Unity, ME
    Winslow, ME
    Wiscasset, ME

    MASSACHUSETTS
    Vineyard Haven, MA
    Bernadston, MA
    Winchendon, Ma
    Orange, Ma
    Haverhill, MA
    S. Yarmouth, MA
    Sheffield, MA
    Gardener, MA
    Falmouth, MA
    Acton, MA
    Great Barrington, MA
    Amherst, MA
    Easthampton, MA
    Hardwick, MA
    Townsend, MA
    Orleans, MA
    Acushnet, MA
    Barre, MA
    Greenfield, MA

    MICHIGAN
    Imlay City, MI

    MINNESOTA
    Buffalo, MN
    Eden Prairie, MN
    Hope, MN
    Nerstrand, MN
    St. Paul, MN
    Wadena, MN

    MISSOURI
    Buckner, MO

    MONTANA
    Conrad, MT
    Reserve, MT

    NEBRASKA
    Hastings, NE
    Omaha, NE

    NEVADA
    Las Vegas, NV

    NEW HAMPSHIRE
    Canterbury, NH
    Londonderry, NH
    Keene, NH
    West Lebanon, NH

    NEW MEXICO
    Corrales, NM
    Embudo, NM
    Las Cruces, NM
    Santa Fe, NM
    Taos, NM

    NEW YORK
    Filmore, NY
    Millbrook, NY
    Penn Yan, NY
    Penn Yan, NY
    Riverhead, NY
    Sharon Spring, NY
    Sangerfield, NY

    NORTH CAROLINA
    Leicester, N.C.

    NORTH DAKOTA
    Dawson, ND
    Wahapeton, ND

    OHIO
    Baltic, Ohio
    Frederickstown, OH
    Ft. Recovery, OH
    Millersburg, OH
    Mt. Eaton, OH
    West Salem, OH
    West Alexandria, OH

    OREGON
    Dufur, OR
    Central Point, OR
    Harrisburg, OR

    PENNSYVANNIA
    Atglen, PA
    Honey Brook, PA
    Kreamer, PA
    Lancaster, PA
    Lancaster, PA
    Pittsburgh PA

    SOUTH DAKOTA
    Selby, SD

    TENNESEE
    Cookeville, TN
    Greeneville, TN
    Shelbyville, TN

    TEXAS
    Austin, TX
    Bastrop TX
    Brenham, TX
    Dallas, TX
    Elgin TX
    Fredricksburg, TX
    Ft. Worth, TX
    Houston/Willis, TX
    Lockhart, TX
    Purdon, TX
    Spicewood, TX
    Wimberley, TX

    UTAH
    Orem, UT

    VERMONT
    Bethel Vt.

    VIRGINIA
    Fishersville, VA
    Front Royal, VA
    Harrisonburg, VA
    Scottsville, VA


    WASHINGTON
    Brush Prairie, WA
    Burlington, WA
    Conway, WA
    Issaquah, WA
    Nine Mile Falls, WA
    Puguet Sound Area of WA
    Redmond, WA

    WISCONSIN
    Arcadia, WI
    Boyd, WI
    Cashton, WI
    Cochrane, WI
    Coleman, WI
    Fitchburg, WI
    Janesville, WI
    Jefferson, WI
    Madison, WI
    Madison East, WI
    Marathon, WI
    Middleton, WI
    Sparta, WI
    Sun Prairie, WI
    Westby, WI

    I still have many states that I have no listing for, and many with just a few. Please keep sending them to me to add. Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2010
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  2. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stevens in burbank has organic feed. They are on Western.
     
  3. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thank you, but I could not find a listing for Stevens on Western. Any other detail you could give me so I can hunt down a full address or web address?

    I did find this place in Glendale near by, but I don't know if they carry organic chicken feed or not. Is this it?
    http://www.stephenshayandgrain.com/index.html

    Stephens Hay & Grain
    1840 Riverside Dr
    Glendale, CA 91201
    (818) 242-4540
     
  4. ChookHappy

    ChookHappy Dances with Chickens

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    If that didn't answer your question then if you can find a Purina dealer in the yellow pages perhaps, they can order you their Organic Pride brand of org. pellets. It's $25.95 up here in Petaluma. I guess it's an average price for an organic lay pellet. It's what I'm currently using. Recently found a feed store with cheaper org lay pellet made by Modesto Milling. Not sure if you get that stuff that far south but it was $5 cheaper.
     
  5. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats it-- Stephens with a "PH'
     
  6. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh, I am sorry. I should have been more clear in my OP. I have a local retailer for organic feed. I buy O.H. Kruse at Midway City Feed in Midway City. But I have putting together a comprehensive list of places where anyone can find a source to get organic feed. I'm looking for LOTS of more places.


    Is there were you get it? Or do you have another place?
    Dairyman’s Feed & Supply
    323 East WA
    Petaluma, CA 94952

    How about where did you find Modesto Milling's product near you?

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2010
  7. GardeNerd

    GardeNerd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Cool! I'll add that one now. Thanks!
     
  8. ChookHappy

    ChookHappy Dances with Chickens

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    Ahh ok my bad.

    I have not been to the place you mentioned yet but the place I bought the Organic Pride is:
    Penngrove Hay & Grain
    10035 Main St.
    Penngrove, Ca 94951
    707.795.5712

    The other place I was told that had the Modesto Milling was:
    Rivertown Feed & Pet Country Store Inc.
    200 1st St.
    Petaluma, Ca. 94952
    707.762.4505

    There is another place up here that I know has an account with Modesto Milling:
    Larsen's Feed & Pet Supply Center
    7400 Gravenstein Hwy 116
    Cotati Ca, 94931
    707.527.7328

    The last time I asked them about it though they had none and didn't know when they would be getting anymore. I think Modesto Milling sells their feed to the public as well but might have to buy in bulk. Yea you gotta buy a ton minimum it looks like.
     
  9. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2009
    Seattle
  10. Laurieks

    Laurieks Where did the time go???

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    My chicks (grups too!) didn't like the chick starter from Modesto Milling... they must be spoiled... they like Hunt & Behrens own Organic starter....a locavore blog I read somewhere said it's slightly more local too.
    Frizelle Enos in Sebastopol has both... $16 for Modesto vs $28 for H&B, a substantial markup from H&B, but if you can't get to Petaluma.... (just make sure they load the right one... I have a bag of modesto to return for the H&B I paid for)
    Hunt & Behrens is in Petaluma, just up the road from Rivertown. They have several Organic mixes. My goats prefer their conventional rolled barley over their organic dairy mix, which seems more 'processed'.
    I buy whole barley from Azure Standard.com for ~$12 for 45#. The only organic rolled barley they have is about $28 for 45#, for human consumption. Someday 8).
    Oh yeah...Azure also has sunflower seed & DE for chooks.

    Thanks for this thread!
     

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