grass seed question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rhpues, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. rhpues

    rhpues Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2011
    Timmonsville sc
    I was given a 50lb bag of grass seed. Can I mix that in with my scratch feed?
  2. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Tallahassee, FL
    make sure the seed is not treated. Some grass seed has all kinds of treatments added. Otherwise I'd say yes but in moderation, I don't know the protein level of grass seed and protein is important for laying.
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    My hens eat grass seed that I pick for them sometimes, but kizanne is correct in that treated seed would be toxic.

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