How much do you pay for oats?

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  1. squirrelgirl

    squirrelgirl Active Member

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    Just curious how much do you pay for oats? In my area the oats are $7.85 a 50 pound bag at my local feed store and at Tractor Supply they are $11.00 a 50 pound bag. This just seems really high, so I wondered if this is normal. Thanks!
     
  2. nduetime

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    I can buy them at one place for 5.00 a 50lb bag, but they are dusty and I have found desimated mice in them. At farm and fleet they are about 7.00 - 8.00 a bag but really nice and clean.
     

  3. A.T. Hagan

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    I was astonished this morning at the farm supply when the customer in front of me asked for whole oats and they were quoted at $9.16 a bag. It's been a couple of years since I've used them myself, but I seem to recall they weren't terribly much more than whole corn at the time.

    This is in the Gainesville, FL area.

    .....Alan.
     
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    chris30523 Well-Known Member

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    I pay 8.95 for crimped oats.The 15 percent goat pellet is only 7.35 a bag??go figure.
     
  5. AnnaS

    AnnaS Well-Known Member

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    Wow. I can buy certified organic cracked oats for $7.50/ 50 lbs or a regular 12% oat/corn/soybean feed for $7/100 lbs. Both locally grown- transportation costs might be adding on a lot.
    The Fleet Farm/Tractor Supply prices are about the same as the other posters.
     
  6. homebirtha

    homebirtha Well-Known Member

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    Oats have gone up a lot here in the past six months. Last year, I was paying about $5.50 a bag for whole oats. Now they're about $7.50. Barley has stayed the same though. Beats me?!
     
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    whole oats here in N. TX $7.65 Crimped $7.95 barley $7.40
     
  8. goatkid

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    Whole oats in Montana sell for $9.50 a bag. COB sells for $7.95 a bag. The best deal I can get is if I travel to Great Falls and buy goat lactation pellets for $5.00 a bag.
     
  9. yarddog4jc

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    They and everything else for that matter are about $9.95 around here. North Fla.