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redd or white proso millet seeds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sydney13, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. sydney13

    sydney13 Songster

    Mar 11, 2010
    Is their any differences between red proso as opposed to white proso millet? Which one would you recommend for feeding chickens?

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I buy the white millet, but that's all they sell at my feed store I think. I have no clue about the red millet. I pay $16 per 50 lb.
  3. spartman

    spartman In the Brooder

    Feb 23, 2011
    NE South Dakota
    Do you feed millet as a primary feed or as a secondary feed?
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:Millet is a component of my feed recipe (listed on my BYC page). It only has around 11% protein I think, so it is lower than layer feed (16%). But the chickens love it, and it provides variety in my recipe.

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