Millet

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by TarheelBirdy, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. TarheelBirdy

    TarheelBirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where do I get some?

    My feed stores don't have the finished product.

    Where do you get yours? I want to give my Guineas treats!!
     
  2. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Try a health food store or co-op.
     
  3. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cheap bird food usually has a big percentage.
     
  4. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I usually just buy whatever wild bird seed mix is on sale at Tractor Supply and they seem to be just as happy with that, (I usually try to get whatever contains a good % of millet, and it's ON SALE, lol).
     
  5. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Quote:Parakeet seed is mostly white millet. Walmart even the grocery store carries boxes and two lb bags of it. My feed store carries 50 lb bags of white millet for around 20 bucks.
     
  6. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    I got mine at my feed store for $17/50 lbs. The stuff with lots of millet at TSC was like a dollar a pound.
     
  7. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you get them eating hen scratch, it will be like crack to them! They come running from every direction when they see me head to the barn because they know they are getting scratch. It's much cheaper than millet.
     
  8. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I guess I have snooty Guineas, cuz they won't touch scratch [​IMG] Even the Turkey turns up his beak to it, lol. If I try to be sneaky and mix some in with their layer or game bird pellets and fill their feeders I have to dump them out every couple days, nothin' but scratch left... but at least the goats will hoover it up, lol.
     
  9. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Quote:I guess I have snooty Guineas, cuz they won't touch scratch [​IMG] Even the Turkey turns up his beak to it, lol. If I try to be sneaky and mix some in with their layer or game bird pellets and fill their feeders I have to dump them out every couple days, nothin' but scratch left... but at least the goats will hoover it up, lol.

    Well you did say your turkey thought it was a Guinea... LOL [​IMG] Love them Goaties.... I got four. Little Reprobates.... OMG Scratch is like Goat Crak.
     
  10. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
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    Quote:I guess I have snooty Guineas, cuz they won't touch scratch [​IMG] Even the Turkey turns up his beak to it, lol. If I try to be sneaky and mix some in with their layer or game bird pellets and fill their feeders I have to dump them out every couple days, nothin' but scratch left... but at least the goats will hoover it up, lol.

    My turkeys and guineas will just about attack me to get to scratch! The turkeys fight to see who can eat it the fastest out of my hand! You have some of those yuppie cali birds! [​IMG]
     

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