Can I feed the ENTIRE sunflower seed head to my flock?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Muggsmagee, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    I just didn't know if it was necessary for me to pick the head clean, or if I can just cut the stalk off at the knees and feed the chickens the entire sunflower?
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I just chop of the seed head and toss it to them, but I leave the stalks in the field. I have a small field where I grow them just for the birds and keep a barrel full of them through the winter.

    AL
     
  3. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    We just cut off the flower and toss it to the chickens. They'll do the picking!
     
  4. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Perfect! Thank you. [​IMG]
     
  5. Indy acres

    Indy acres Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you we took and picked all those seeds out of two of the sunflowers and that is way to much work so with the rest of them we will just throw the whole head to them. [​IMG]
     

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