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Seaweed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by enggass, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Songster

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    I live on the coast of Maine and was wondering if I could feed seaweed to my birdies...? Anyone tried this?
    Steve
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Is it not loaded with salt? Too much salt may harm your birds. [​IMG] Something for the bird diet experts.... Anyone?
     
  3. swordgeek

    swordgeek Chirping

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    I'm certainly no expert, but I wouldn't do it, either - too much salt. I'd save the seaweed for steaming the lobsters and clams. *jealous*
     
  4. HurlyBurly

    HurlyBurly Hatching

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    Seaweed has been used as a garden fertilizer by coastal communities for centuries without causing salt issues .

    I'd think that a good rinsing with clean water and you'd a very nutritious snack for your flock.
     

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