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black oiled sunflower seeds

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Raven27, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. Raven27

    Raven27 Out Of The Brooder

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    Finally found a good place to buy them....

    WAL-Mart more than $10.00 per bag cheaper than the feed stores.
     
  2. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    mine love em! they will do almost anything for them, even go back in the run!
     
  3. twister

    twister Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it OK to feed black oil sunflower to the chickens? ( I just picked up a very big bag from Lowe's for 7-8.00 with intention to feed to the wild birds.... but would like to know if the hulls will hurt the chickens)
     
  4. davidb

    davidb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed my chickens and goats bos all the time also get mine at wal-mart
     
  5. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love them....I throw out a couple of handfuls every night before they go to bed. They don't miss a single sunflower seed.....
     
  6. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, it's certainly OK to feed your chickens black oil sunflower seeds. Mine love them, and they're good for them too.
     
  7. PAJerry

    PAJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a big advocate of sprouts - and BOSS is one of the best sprouts you can get, with about 25% protein. Sprouting is very easy to do and the benefits are great.
     
  8. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    I mix them with my scratch mix...cracked corn, oats, and BOSS. I do get them at Walmart, but if I can get a good coupon from Tractor Supply, Ill get them there.
     
  9. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    To sprout, do you just wet them down and drain them a couple times a day? And then feed them after a couple of days? mk
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:I also mix mine in with the scratch, 50/50 more or less. they pick out the black oil sunflower seeds first. [​IMG]
     

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