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Meeding milo (sorghum) stalks to the chickens

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I have ton's of milo, which grow like weeds.  I have supplemented their normal ration with some of the seeded stocks.  How much of their diet can be milo (sorghum)?  They are also eating any vegetable, salad leftovers, scraps we have.

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http://www.ca.uky.edu/smallflocks/Feed_ingredients/Grains.html

 

U. of Kentucky- scroll down for sorghum info.

 

http://www.lionsgrip.com/recipes.html

milo in recipe

 

http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/afcm/sorghum.html

this has a paragraph on livestock but doesn't mention poultry specifically


Edited by ChickensAreSweet - 7/18/12 at 10:01pm

Black Australorps, Easter Eggers, Buff Minorcas, and Nankins. 

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” - William Shakespeare
 

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Black Australorps, Easter Eggers, Buff Minorcas, and Nankins. 

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” - William Shakespeare
 

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http://oklahoma4h.okstate.edu/aitc/lessons/extras/facts/milo.html

You might like this one!

 

'In Oklahoma and throughout the US, sorghum is a principal feed ingredient for both cattle and poultry. Its protein content is higher than corn and about equal to wheat. Its fat content is lower than corn but higher than wheat.'

 

I read that it has less vitamin A than corn. Another healthy source of vitamins is to give them very short grass clippings, fertilizer/pesticide-free, 2-3 inches in length.


Edited by ChickensAreSweet - 7/18/12 at 10:04pm

Black Australorps, Easter Eggers, Buff Minorcas, and Nankins. 

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” - William Shakespeare
 

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Black Australorps, Easter Eggers, Buff Minorcas, and Nankins. 

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” - William Shakespeare
 

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