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bird seed ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Bisqit&Gravy, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. Bisqit&Gravy

    Bisqit&Gravy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
    I have my wild birds outside that I feed. Since I brought home two kittens for outside mouse control, I'm wondering about moving my bird feeders when it gets warmer. I really don't want the indigo buntings to become cat food when they come back this spring.

    The yard where my silkies are have birdy visitors and the cats stay out of there after being beat up by the rooster. I was thinking about moving the feeders to there. This is probably a dumb ? but will the bird seed cause problems for the chickens?
  2. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    The chickens will enjoy the fall out from the feeder... [​IMG]
  3. Bisqit&Gravy

    Bisqit&Gravy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
    Ok, Great to know:D
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    Wild birds can carry diseases in to your chickens.
    The bird seed isnt a complete diet, and the wild birds will also eat your chicken feed.
    If your feeders arent near bushes where the cats can hide, I dont think they would be able to catch them anyway
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    My birds get a little bird seed now and then. They love it.

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