Can chickens eat [S]chai[/S] CHIA seeds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sonja1018, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. Sonja1018

    Sonja1018 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some left over chai CHIA seeds and thought I'd add them to the hens' treat mix if its safe for them. I did a byc search and didn't find anything so bringing the question to the chicken professionals. :D
     
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  2. triplepurpose

    triplepurpose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never heard of chai seeds...

    Do you mean chia seeds??
     
  3. MamaRudey

    MamaRudey Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would imagine so. I would soak them first maybe in some yogurt. Mmmmm chai seed yogurt, maybe you should just eat them yourself. LOL
     
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  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Do you mean chia seeds? Chia is a glutinous seed used in baking, much like poppy seeds. Very high in nutrients. I wouldn't have any problem giving them to my chickens, but to get the most "bang" out of them, I would sprout them and then feed.
     
  5. Sonja1018

    Sonja1018 Out Of The Brooder

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    Doh! Hahaha... Yes, that was suppose to be CHIA seeds. :/
    Oh, i like the idea of sprouting the seeds. :D
    :frow THANKS
     
  6. suitesusie

    suitesusie New Egg

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    Please be nice to dyslexic people. I had to go back and look at that six times before I could see the spelling mistake. LOL ;>ยป
     

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