Food Value Question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Crusty McPottydoodle, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Crusty McPottydoodle

    Crusty McPottydoodle Songster

    Mar 14, 2009
    The Wet Coast
    I have some wild bird seed that is millet and black sunflower seeds. Is there any food value in this at all? Should I treat it entirely like scratch and only give it to them like a treat (which is what I have been doing) or is it something that I can give a little more freely?

  2. schoebel_taylor

    schoebel_taylor Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    Central Wisconsin
    It does have its' nutritional values but it shouldnt be used as a meal. I would give them a scoop or 2 a day just to scratch around at and continue to supply their normal chicken food.[​IMG]

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