Can you feed chickens sunflowers whole??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by vance650, Aug 9, 2009.

  1. vance650

    vance650 Hatching

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    I know you can feed them seeds but is it all right to feed them a full size sunflower just cut it off and give it to them? Thanks
     
  2. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Songster

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    I bet they would love it. [​IMG]
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Yep, they love them. I cut off the whole flower and throw it to them.
     
  4. DLS

    DLS Songster

    YES , I do it every summer [​IMG]
     
  5. vance650

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    Thank you for your replies a farm I work at has a whole field of them I think for doves hunting or something but surely they will not mind loosing a few. Just did not know if then could eat them whole.
     
  6. daryl

    daryl In the Brooder

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    IM actually growing my own organic sunflower..I plan on puting a post in the run and then tie the flower to a pice of twine kinda like a teather ball.
    make it a fun thing to do for them..
     

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