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PostSubject: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:13 pm

what you going to use lads we are going to use a yb no maize mix and gem g10 pellets I had enough of breeding mixes loaded with maize theirs a eliment of maize in the pellets anyway always give the breeders conditioner daily too once ybs have hatched
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:22 pm

All my tumblers live off is young bird mix no maize all year, apart from when they get idle and won't fly i put them on depurative for a few days, but the mix I have to be honest would do for the racers as well
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:34 pm

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what you going to use lads we are going to use a yb no maize mix and gem g10 pellets I had enough of breeding mixes loaded with maize theirs a eliment of maize in the pellets anyway always give the breeders conditioner daily too once ybs have hatched

Darren , are you putting them on the yb no maize for the protein aspect of it...?


ive been using g10 pellets for the past couple of months on darrens advise, and I must say they are looking pretty healthy......I usually feed the gem breeding mix which includes the g10 pellets, but I think this year ill stick to mixing my own g10`s into the mix and just add more.
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:44 pm

This season we are thinking about gem breed and wean, looks a nice mix and maybe we'll add the g10's but not sure about it yet, what's your guys opinions on the g10 pellets, are they worth adding to what should already be a good mix
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:56 pm

I like using pellets when breeding lofty, in the 80`s when I raced we used the turkey pellets which I think were very good, I don't remember them having the g10`s then.

I tried some chicken pellets a few years ago and the loft stunk like an old chicken shed, I got told I was feeding too much of them to the birds this is why the loft stunk, but the ybs were all ok and big and healthy.

I think the g10`s are good because they have a lot of vitamins and other stuff in them, they also help with the digestion problems like bacteria. (says so on the bag...lol)
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:41 pm

I like the g10s they contain gem the pax supplement in them aswell also vitamins and minerals I suppose a decent layers pellet would be just as good but I like gem the pax I think its a good product tried and tested for years it contains a lot of micronutrients
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:12 pm

We used g10 for a lo g time and even our corn merchant said not a great deal of difference with layers pellets.it's like everything else with a pigeon on it,its cost more lol
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:23 pm

are there antibiotics or anything else in chicken pellets because they are for human consumption...?

(the chicken, not the pellet)
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:43 pm

David wrote:
are there antibiotics or anything else in chicken pellets because they are for human consumption...?

(the chicken, not the pellet)

nowt like a bowl of mashed up pellets for supper eh david lol! lol! lol! I don't think they do now but years ago I think they had meds in them
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PostSubject: Re: breeding mixes   Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:56 pm

you never know with pigeon men Darren, there`s some strange ones about......... lol! lol!
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