Crimped Oats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by WalkingWolf, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2009
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    Just bought a 50# bag of crimped oats for my birds. Can anybody tell me if you can feed them dry to your flock or must they be cooked? I was feeding cooked oatmeal for them in the morning but that was getting to expensive.
     
  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Crimped oats dry are just fine. I mix whole oats with cracked corn and BOSS for scratch; they love em.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I feed them to mine dry and they love them.
     
  4. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I soak my crimped oats in a bucket of water with ACV for 2-3 days. They absolutely tear them up!
    Mine refuse to eat dry crimped oats but love rolled oats just fine. And of course, oatmeal with scrambled eggs!
     
  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I always feed mine dry out of ease, they really like em. I have had no problems at all.

    AL
     
  6. OKIE GRANNY

    OKIE GRANNY New Egg

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    So can you feed whole oats or crimped oats to domestic turkeys? I have been feeding a mixture of all flock feed and pellets with some scratch, but heard the oats would be good for them. Just want to make sure I am feeding them properly.
     

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