How to Save on Chicken Feed in 2024

Are you feeling the pinch of higher chicken feed prices? Today, I’m sharing easy ways to save money on chicken feed!

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Over the years, we’ve found many different ways to save money on chicken feed and lately we’ve been doing more things to help bring down chicken feed prices around our homestead.

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Our chickens love scooping up grasshoppers and other bugs and plants as they wander around the backyard.

Let your chickens be free-range.

Shop around before you buy.

It’s usually a good idea to stock up on feed in the spring when the stores bring all the baby chicks in because they have great sales!



Fruit and vegetable peelings, stale bread, old food from the pantry or fridge….they love it all.

Feed Chickens All Your Scraps.


We used to feed our chickens the nice finer grain chicken feed but then switched over to pellets. The chickens didn’t like it at first, but they got over it pretty fast.

Try different kinds of feed.