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Scratch Grains?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by yotetrapper, May 30, 2008.

  1. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What exactly ARE they, and what are they intended for?
     
  2. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 8, 2007
    Ontario Canada
    They're a mixture of grains used as a treat (wheat, corn and others)...the corn also helps with warmth in winter. They are good to keep your chickens turning over thier litter when given inside the coop. I used them to get the birds out of the coop when I want to clean it, to get them in the coop if we have to go out. When my hens see me with a container of scratch they will go anywhere I want them too:>)

    I am told, that when breeding your hens to add alot of scratch and some catfood to thier diet.
     
  3. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.
     

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