amaranth seeds

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by hansolo, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. hansolo

    hansolo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My goal is to feed whole grain diet but for now i am making a good whole grain scratch including a variety of grains, seeds, and beans.
    My birds will eat everything except the amaranth seeds. They are tiny seeds, not cheap.
    Has this happened to anyone else?
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Yes, they are too small. Sprout them instead.

    I have found the same with Teff seeds.
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2011
  3. hansolo

    hansolo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the tip.
    I will try feeding them to juniors and see what happens.
     

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