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Flock block update

flock block close up with chicken

The flock block is wearing down to more of a bowl shape.

It seems to be a good value compared to the 50 pound bags of feed due to what I think is an increase in protein.

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Actually, I believe the protein's lower in the flock block than in their feed (13% vs. 20%), but they do seem to prefer the former over the latter! Pricewise, the flock block is twice as expensive per pound, so definitely not the economical way to go.
Comment by anna Fri Jun 4 16:39:57 2010

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