Bird seed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by worms7, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can i use wild bird seed as a scratch for my birds
    Cheers Phil
     
  2. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also if i soak overnight will it
    Be ok
    Cheers Phil
     
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Why? Do you already have it and need to use it up?
     
  4. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    I use birdseed for my hens as scratch, they like it much better than regular scratch feed, sometimes I mix it with scratch feed, depending what is on sale. The sunflower seed (BOSS) is high in protein. I get entire bags of just BOSS and add it to the mix so it is heavy on sunflower.
    You can soak it or feed dry.
     
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