Homemade scratch

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pawsplus, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. pawsplus

    pawsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2008
    Middle TN
    Scratch sold in stores is pretty icky, as we all know. So I now make my own.

    I combine:

    BOSS (black oil sunflower seeds)
    brown rice (uncooked)
    other whole uncooked grains (try wheatberries, barley, etc)
    rolled or steel cut oats
    Toss in the run and stand back! [​IMG] Much better for them than the corn-based scratch and they can still have fun searching for it. This isn't cheap--it's for folks like me who treat their chickens like pets not for those who are trying to do it on the cheap.
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2011

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