Soak

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by worms7, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could I soak mixed corn & wild bird seed over night 12 hours drain & feed my birds as this is
    only soaked seed & not fermented
    what are the benefits
    cheers Phil
     
  2. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll be easier for the gizzard to grind up, but not sure about any benefits beyond that. If you drained them and let them sprout before feeding, that process unlocks quite a few extra nutrients.
     
  3. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I drain them & let them sprout should i run them under water to clean once sprouted
    cheers Phil
     
  4. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You shouldn't need to. Keep an eye put for mold though. It's a common problem with growing fodder, but not always if you're just sprouting.
     
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