Alfala Pellets????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Ericasl, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, I made a mistake today I wanted to buy alfala cubes and some how I got alfala pellets! I do not know if I said pellets or the guy gave me the wrong thing. So now I have 50 lbs of pellets,(which I have opened) and I am afraid to feed them to my chickens I think they would choke on them. Could I soak them in water? Anyone have any ideas??[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will be fine. Just make sure you didn't get rabbit pellets, as they have a very high salt content.
     
  3. banter

    banter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they can eat lay pels why not alfalfa pels? My lay pels look identical to alfalfa pels. If all else fails, I just read today that alfalfa pels are excellent fruit tree fertilizer!
     
  4. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine eat them all the time. They more go for the broken up bits after the sheep have been through the dish a couple times.
     
  5. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really they look so big to me like they would choke on them?? But I am a newbie and I trust you guys. My husband thinks I worry to much! They swallow big worms and bugs.
     
  6. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can swallow a mouse whole, so I wouldn't worry too much...
     
  7. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really a WHOLE MOUSE!!!![​IMG]
     
  8. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tell you, catch a mouse, and stun it, then throw it in amongst your fowl and watch the show...it's a riot!
     
  9. Kitsune

    Kitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep I have a picture somewhere of one of mine doing just that, I wanted to help her but she thought I was going to steal it off her (which I was really..) so she jsut kept running away from me - had to get a pic she looked so funny!

    I found it!
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  10. Drgnluver

    Drgnluver Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:edit: link was fixed, thanks
     
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