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#6187585 - 02/17/16 01:45 PM protein feed
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Loc: granbury,texas 76048
ive found protein pellets deer feed for 9$ for 50#... is that about right price wise..lease is out west around abeline.....


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#6187596 - 02/17/16 01:53 PM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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What is the protein and fiber % of the feed?
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#6188726 - 02/18/16 09:02 AM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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That's a good price what brand of protein?

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#6188781 - 02/18/16 09:27 AM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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Being that Mow is from Granbury and hunts west of Abilene I'm thinking Red Chain Feeds from Gorman Milling. I know when I called them about a month ago they were about $9.50-$9.75 for 20% picking up direct at the mill. One of these days I'm going to swing by there with a trailer and pickup a couple tons.

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#6189251 - 02/18/16 12:55 PM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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Fed Red Chain Protein pellets for 10 years year round. It did nothing for bucks antlers, but it did put some body weight on them. Switched to L&E protein a couple of years ago, seems it's doing the antlers a lot better.
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#6189403 - 02/18/16 01:53 PM Re: protein feed [Re: Stompy]
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Originally Posted By: Stompy
Fed Red Chain Protein pellets for 10 years year round. It did nothing for bucks antlers, but it did put some body weight on them. Switched to L&E protein a couple of years ago, seems it's doing the antlers a lot better.


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#6189425 - 02/18/16 02:09 PM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
maximus_flavius Offline
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Red Chain smells kinda funky to me. I'm assuming they use cheaper ingredients. As always, YMMV.

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#6189620 - 02/18/16 04:08 PM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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I have used Red Chain with good results. It has been peanut meal based and the deer take to it better than any other pellet I have tried. However, I just bought several tons and the current mix does not appear to be peanut based. The label said plant and not peanut. It did not smell like peanuts like the pellets I have bought in the past. I'll see how it goes.

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#6189670 - 02/18/16 04:33 PM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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I have never fed the red chain, but after perusing the THF for the past 12 years Red Chain is a pretty common name with folks who have had problems getting deer to eat it I believe.
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#6191308 - 02/19/16 06:06 PM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
mow Offline
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It's a place in Baird

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#6194246 - 02/22/16 09:10 AM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
ThreePeppers Offline
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Saw a guy with 2 skids of the Red Chain on his trailer out in Rotan on Friday. Would've liked to have stopped and talked to him but as usual I was in a hurry.

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#6194349 - 02/22/16 10:12 AM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
aeb Offline
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Originally Posted By: mow
It's a place in Baird


The Coop feed store or somewhere else?
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#6194353 - 02/22/16 10:13 AM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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Not sure of the brand we are feeding. Get it at Carbon Ag and Feed. Deer took to it quick and well. Raising us some trophy sized Coons for sure though. eeks333 bang What we buy is more expensive then 9.00 a 50 lb bag though. I think its 22% IIRC.
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#6194358 - 02/22/16 10:16 AM Re: protein feed [Re: mow]
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I paid $11 a bag for Record Rack (sportsman choice) this weekend. It has better nutrients compared to the other stuff they had I believe.
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#6194458 - 02/22/16 11:30 AM Re: protein feed [Re: aeb]
mow Offline
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coop store

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