Fodder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mstkseavey, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying something new for my birdie girls. FODDER!!! I have only 4 hens so I want to do this fodder experiment small scale and easy! Help! Suggestions appreciated! Like what seeds and how to keep it from molding...and what would you use container wise... Thanks!!
     
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  3. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any thoughts in using a good quality bird seed?
     
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    Most bird seed mixes will have lots of ingredients that won't germinate, like cracked corn and rice.
    If it's ALL whole grains it could work
     
  5. mstkseavey

    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My yesterday post did not appear in this thread so here it goes again.... I will try it and let you all know. Yesterday was day three and the scene looked swollen and ready to germinate. Today is day four and I am getting sprouting!
     
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    mstkseavey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pictures are of the seed being rinsed then spread back out to germinate and lids on them sitting on my dryer in my laundry room!! And we have sprouting!!!
     

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