Are seed bells okay for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Going Quackers, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Like these done up for wild birds.. just thinking of hanging some for the girls but wasn't sure?

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    Now if they are is there a specific type i should look for... thank you!
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh yes they are fine for them to eat. I actually feed millet (the small golden balls in your pic) and Black Oil Sunflower Seeds (the black seeds in the pic) to my chickens as part of their feed mix. If those are peanuts in there in the pic those are fine too (unsalted as they would be for wild birds).

    They even make a "Flock Block" for chickens to peck at.

    Millet 11% protein
    BOSS 16% protein

    Layer feed is usually 16% protein.
     
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2012
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Or you can make your own homemade 'flock blocks'. I just made four of them for all my various feathered fancies. : )

    ~ Aspen
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Thank you. I enjoyed myself thoroughly while I baked them. I have yet to feed them. Waiting until it's time for me to feed.

    ~ Aspen
     

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