What's the price of 50# of sunflower seed in your area?

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  1. Darren

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    What's the price of 50# of sunflower seed in your area or the next smallest size ... 40#?

    Depending on the store it's either $27.95, 28.99 or 29.99 here.
     
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    I don't know about regular sunflower seeds, but we can get black oil sunflower seeds for $25 for 50#.
     

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    Ours are going for $19.99 before Thanksgiving at a store not far from here that always has the best price on bird seed. 6 or 7 months ago the same store was selling Black oil sunflower seeds in 50 pound bags for $11.99. Wish I'd have stocked up back then but not enough steel drums to keep that many bags.
     
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    I think it is 24.99 a 50 pound bag. I did buy a bag when they were on sale for 19.99 right before Christmas. I hate not feeding the birds. These were the black oilers not just regular sunflower seeds.
     
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    Most places here it's $25 for 40 pounds of BOSS, sometimes on sale for $20. We only feed that and suet cakes. The other seeds just go to waste.
     
  6. Cindy in PA

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    You are all lucky. $28.99 for 40lbs. at TSC and $38.99 for 50 lbs. at the feed store. I just got 50 for $22 at the farmer where I buy my no soy feed. I am finally going to give some to the birds. Been saving them all for the chickens! Thought he'd be sold out and I think I may go get 2-3 more bags for Dad & I.
     
  7. Nimrod

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    About $30 for 50 pounds of BOSS. On sale for $21.

    I am wondering what would happen if you gave the birds chicken layer pellets? They are $16 for 50 pounds and no shells.
     
  8. mekasmom

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    Around 25, but that is in the bird feed section.
     
  9. SquashNut

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    $32 or 70 cent a pound in bulk.
     
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    10 bucks for a 50 lb bag, 20 for 100lber.
     
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    $24 and change at Tractor Supply when not on sale..sometimes they have coupons..
     
  12. Nature Man

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    Just at Tractor Supply (TSC) yesterday. 40lb bag was 24.95. At the elevator it was 25.95 for a 50lb sack of the black oilers. I live in mid Michigan. The price seems to be high almost everywhere this season.

    Bill
     
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    Our prices are about on par.
     
  14. SquashNut

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    Wow i wonder if it would be worth it for us to travel to the Wa coast for a load of feed.
     
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    I doubt it. We have really cheap hay here too, but we ship very little of it east over the mountains. I think pulling all that weight over the Cascades eats up the profit margin.
     
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    Speaking of feeding the birds. I just finally filled the feeder last week. Today I looked out and there were 8 male cardinals and as many females there, along with one bluejay.
     
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    $22.00 a 40lb bag. I used to feed it to all the critters but have cut WAY back because of the price. It used to be $14 and $12 when on sale. :(
     
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    $27.00 here for 50#--to high when last year they was $12.99~~

    I use to feed a handful to the chickens every winter but this year the chickens get whats left on the ground from the feeder~~
     
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