Top 10 Ways To Save On Chicken Feed Costs

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Can you explain the reasoning behind feeding cat/dog food to chickens?

I did it once when I ran out of chicken food during a snowstorm, but that was an emergency.

With the price of dog food around here, not sure why anyone would feed it to chickens. a 50-pound bag of chicken pellets is under $20, and a 40-pound bag of dog food is over $40. Cat food is a 25-pound bag is around $20.
 

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Can you explain the reasoning behind feeding cat/dog food to chickens?

I did it once when I ran out of chicken food during a snowstorm, but that was an emergency.

With the price of dog food around here, not sure why anyone would feed it to chickens. a 50-pound bag of chicken pellets is under $20, and a 40-pound bag of dog food is over $40. Cat food is a 25-pound bag is around $20.
Extra protein, that is why I feed it. They only get it during heavy molts
 
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