Which Feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Time-Out, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Time-Out

    Time-Out Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a choice (that I'm giving myself) of two feeds. I would like your opinions on them. They are both grower's, but they have different percentages.

    http://www.animalfeedstore.com/Small-Holder-Range/Poultry-Grower-Pellets.aspx
    http://www.animalfeedstore.com/The-Organic-Feed-Company/Organic-Poultry-GrowerFinisher.aspx

    http://www.animalfeedstore.com/The-Organic-Feed-Company/Organic-Mixed-Corn.aspx
    http://www.animalfeedstore.com/Small-Holder-Range/Super-Mixed-Corn.aspx

    I was wondering if anyone had any experience that might steer away from the extra percent of oils or protein or fibre?
    Both are non-GMO and vegetarian society approved.

    What do you think? I could always hange rband further on down the line, but they don't eat much, so they'll probably be on layers before they finish the bag!
     
  2. Time-Out

    Time-Out Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No-one? Shall I re-phrase....

    What percentages does your feed have?
     
  3. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    I feed mine a grower that has 20% protein in it.
    I but them Dumor or MannaPro all the time. LoL unless I have a Purina coupon, then I go with that. I think they will be fine with whatever you give them [​IMG]
    Mine are growing well and very happy with theirs so I prefer 20% I guess.
     
  4. Time-Out

    Time-Out Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coo. Those two only have 15% and 16%. My babies are deprived! [​IMG]

    I did have a coupon for some feed, but I looked at the date of redemption for the sotre instead of for me, so I didn't use it in time [​IMG] [​IMG]
    It just means it gives me the choice, and choice there is! So either I go organic with less of everything or non organic with an extra percent of everything.
     
  5. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    countryside has an organic 17% layer and a 19% broiler. I use the broiler with free choice oyster shell. However, I don't think they would be vegatarian approved as they have fish meal.
     
  6. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are deficient in CP as a grower feed. Other than that no comments can really be made as a full ingredient list and nutritional breakdown is not available.
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Purina has a:
    18% Grower/Starter
    20% Flock raiser
    16% Layer feed

    Nutrena has:
    18% Grower/Starter
    18% Flock Raiser
    16% Layer

    I use Nutrena, and haven't had any issues yet...
     
  8. Time-Out

    Time-Out Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I've found abrand which does 17.5% CP for grower. I might just get that. Thanks everyone!
     

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