Which brand do YOU swear by?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RodNTN, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. DuMOR

    3 vote(s)
    10.3%
  2. Producers Pride

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Purina

    9 vote(s)
    31.0%
  4. Nature Wise

    6 vote(s)
    20.7%
  5. Nature's Best

    2 vote(s)
    6.9%
  6. Manna Pro

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Blue Seal

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  8. Eggland's Best

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Farmers' Best

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  10. Kent

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Healthy Harvest

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Sprout

    2 vote(s)
    6.9%
  13. Scratch and Peck

    4 vote(s)
    13.8%
  14. Pro Stock

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Country Junction

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  16. Agrimaster

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    I have tried Layena omega 3 before, my flock just turned up their beaks to it :p

    I have never bought oyster shell for my flock before, their eggs are very strong, it just hasn't been a dire need for my hens.
     
  2. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    Our Tractor Supply usually keeps feed that is pretty fresh, I did buy a bag of layer feed that had mold in it once, though :sick
     
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  3. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    Lol
     
  4. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    I only feed Purina Flock Raiser for my flock with oyster shell in a separate container. My chickens love it! My TSC can’t keep it on the shelf, so it’s always fresh!!!!
     
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  5. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    Wonderful! I know a lot of chicken keepers who prefer Purina :)
     
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  6. AMERAUCANAS4REAL

    AMERAUCANAS4REAL Crossing the Road

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    Whatever's cheapest, unmedicated, and has extra protein. The extra protein is to develop them to full potential for showing purposes. Unmedicated because I have found medicated didn't prevent cocci. anyways and it was causing crooked toes. Once changed feeds the crooked toes stopped occurring.
    How are my chickens dealing with whatever is cheapest? (Usually Sprout I think)
    Well they're in top condition, good flesh and health.
     
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  7. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    I'm very glad you found a good feed that doesn't cost much :)
     
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  8. arrowti

    arrowti Songster

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    Our Knights Farm Supply only really does Blue Seal and that's all we've used for our layers.

    However, we've found that the Purina Chick Starter is better for our meat birds. I know there's not really any information on it but when we had them on Blue Seal we had loads and loads of pasty butts, and when we switched them to Purina there were maybe 1-2 pasty butts in the same flock size.
     
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  9. RodNTN

    RodNTN Hatchaolic

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    I've never tried Blue Seal. Have you ever bought Purina for layers? I just think that Purina is great all around!
     
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  10. 1 acre willows

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    I have heard that coming from purina, only had 2 cases of it in 30 some odd chicks this spring
     
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