Does anyone know the nutrition of Oat sprouts (ie protein, amino acids, vitamins and minerals) I have searched around a lot online and I cant seem to find it. I started sprouting oats for my chickens but did not know what kind of nutrition it was providing.
Nutrition of Oat Sprouts
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I will have to check with my mom. but I do know that sprouts are really good for you and your birds, they have a higher nutritional value than adult plants.
Hulless Nebraska Oats
Hulless, tender and very quick to sprout.
These are a wonderfully tender grain with a mild sweetness.
Raw, not cooked, not heated, not hulled.
Seed to Sprout in 1-3 Days
Yield = 1.5:1
Seed Shelf Life at 70° = 2 years
Sprout Shelf Life = 1-2 weeks
Vitamins A, B, C and E
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium
Iam gonna start sprouting for my chickens this winter as an experiment.If I can find the grains so far 50lbs of wheat is not to be found this year.I can get oats so it might be what Iam using.Bird seed too.
Edited by oberhaslikid - 11/25/09 at 8:02am