Feeding black sunflower seeds...hows and whats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by WIChookchick, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. WIChookchick

    WIChookchick Songster

    Aug 25, 2010
    Rural Brooklyn, WI
    On the subforum for injuries, they often say to boost their protien by feeding black sunflower seeds...
    My questions are...
    IF the flock has never had it before, how do you introduce it?
    Do you feed the seed or the hearts?

    ANy info is good.

  2. henney penny

    henney penny Songster

    Nov 21, 2009
    Northern Maine
    Use the black oil sunflower seeds and just throw it in or hand feed them,once they relize what it is they will devour it.I mix mine in with my scratch in the winter.

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