flax seed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by hickchick, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. hickchick

    hickchick Hatching

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    Can I feed flaxseed to my chickens? They already get Layena + treats of raisens,cauliflour,yogurt and tomatoes.They also get to free-range in the yard some days. I heard it can raise the level of Omega-3 in the eggs. Truth?
    Thanks for any advice!!!!
     
  2. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Songster

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    well it should be ground to be most effective
    also green grass fed with granite grit for chickens to grind the grass
    grass is high in omeaga 3 oils

    if feeding whole or ground grains feed grit with it free choice
    any questions email me
     
  3. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    I mix flax seed in with my layer feed...the ladies love it. I can definitely tell a difference in their plumage.
     

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