Do your silkies eat pellets?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gritsar, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Just thinking ahead to when it's time to move the chicks to layer feed. Probably overthinking raising silkies again.
    I'd much prefer to feed pellets, as I do with my adult birds but now I have two silkies.
    Do your silkies eat pellets?
    I know the sparrows and finches that get into my coop eat the pellets just fine. [​IMG]
     

  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    mine do
     
  3. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    I prefer them too and my silkies do just fine with them.
     
  4. muddypuddles

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    Good to know! Glad you asked! I was wondering if I could change my bantams over to pellets since they make such a mess with the mash. I wondered if they were to small for pellets but if sparrows can eat it, they can too!
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I had a tiny little wren take up residence in my coop for awhile and she ate them just fine.
     

  6. Yes, mine will, but I cant get the 20% in pellets so they are stuck on crumbles.
     

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