Can chickens eat grass seed? I know they do but should they?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by denco5, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should chickens eat grass seed? I have several bags of unused, old grass seed, it is to old to germinate so can I feed it to them mixed in with their food?

    Dennis
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    If it is truly just seed...then it is fine to feed it to them


    BUT, many bags of grass seed also have fertilizer, fungicide, and maybe weed killer, and who knows what.

    Read your bags very carefully, make sure it is truly ONLY seed, and then great.
     
  3. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You!
     
  4. chad-o

    chad-o Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree 100%
     

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