Flax Seed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SteveBaz, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im going to build a treat feed with various seeds; wheat bran red, flax seed, rice bran and some other mixed grains.

    Do you need to crack some of the husks off like the flax seed with a coffee grinder? Serve them whole un-ground. Grind the treat as thrown out (Pita)
     
  2. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help you guys that make your own. Do you grind or break up any of the seeds or feed them whole and no grinding required?
     
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    I have fed them whole. I think there is a lot more nutrition on whole grains and my birds are all on dirt and grass so they have nice strong crops.
    However, my chicks get the flax meal mixed in with their starter.
     

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