Which brand of feed do you use and why??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kaylakala, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There seem to be quite a few brands.

    thanks!
     
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  2. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Purina- because I get a buy one get $5 off coupon from poultry press
    Dumar(TSC)-because they had a $1 off coupon in thier little magazine at front of the store.
    Maryland Co-op brand- Because it is a 20% layer for the same price as purina or dumor feeds,

    Nutrina and blue seal also available, but they seem to be $3-4 more per bag and when going through 50+lbs a week that adds up quick. (come on free-range season so feed consumption will drop)
     
  3. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I use purina to but my friends friend has a good deal. 80 pounds of organic feed for $16
     
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  4. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I LOVE coupons!!
     
  5. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've always use Purina for my dogs. At my vet's advice.

    I
     
  6. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
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    Susan
     
  7. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well Dr. Griffin was just about the best vet you could EVER want.

    It was back in the early 90's when all these "designer" dog foods came out and I asked him.

    He said it was just as good as all the others and thats what he gave his dogs. Purina Dog Chow.

    Sorry thats all the info I got. Except I tried the Dollar General brand and it gave my dog seizures.

    I haven't changed since.

    Oh and my dog I had growing up lived to be 22 years old on Purina
     
  8. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    Arkansas
    I use Purina Sunfresh Layer pellets and Purina Flock Block.
    It has no animal ingredients and the chickens LOVE it. They lay so much better on it than Honor (which is what we used before).
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Purina Flock Raiser. Oyster shell free choise for the hens. I don't like my roos to get all the calcium that's in Layena.
     
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  10. halfwaynowhere

    halfwaynowhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my feed store seems to bag their own feed, I don't know what it is. I special order my rabbit food from them, I refuse to feed my rabbits whatever it is they have in their brown bags. Maybe I should find out what it is they sell for chicks, and see if I should try to order something else.
     

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