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Anyone Know What Kind of Seeds These Are?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by wigginsjul, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. wigginsjul

    wigginsjul Out Of The Brooder

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    I went to my local feed store wanting to buy wheat seeds to grow fodder for my chickens. I didn't look at the seeds until after I got home. I was surprised at how small they were. I'm not familiar with what wheat looks like, but I expected it to be bigger. If this isn't wheat does anyone know what it might be? It did sprout and make grass but it took over two weeks to grow.
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  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Millet of some sort it looks like, maybe White French. There's quite a few varieties of wheat too, and I think I see some red sorghum in there. Millet is great for chooks, especially turkeys, and it's high in protein. You'll know if you save some grass for seeding and have a look at what they produce.

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  3. wigginsjul

    wigginsjul Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You!!
     

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