Am I the only one who is blown away by the cost of feed at the farm stores? I mean, surely their main buyer is a small hold who needs to at least break even. Aren't the "big buyers" getting their supplies in bulk somewhere? How are us little guys making it? This is one part of being sustainable that is just a dream on a distant horizon for me. Maybe your mileage varies....maybe my critters are spoiled gluttons...maybe I need to take out a loan...
I've started looking into fodder but I don't know if it's doable while I'm on the road so much. I also have been planning to put more critter feed in my garden this summer. And I'm looking forward to the springtime return of the natural
But for now, I have to stock up on feed this week. In one trip to the feed store I'll be loading up 8 bags of alfalfa pellets, 1 bag of chicken feed, 1 bag of rabbit feed, and 1 bag of boss. I can see the receipt from all this leading to my demise in 2 different scenarios:
Autopsy Report #3
Subject was the victim of justifiable homicide. Her DH snapped when he saw the feed bill.
Subject was handed bill and immediately collapsed at cashier stand. Unable to revive.