sprouting grains

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by melpatel, May 11, 2009.

  1. melpatel

    melpatel Out Of The Brooder

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    I had someone talking about sprouting grains for there chickens. Can someone tell me more about? I would be happy to do it for my chicks 7 weeks and 3 week old. When can I start to give it, how much, what is best, do I need to still give the crumbles?

    Melissa
     
  2. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes you need to have the crumbles at all times
    Sprouting to Enhance Poultry Feeds
    this tells you how to sprout and what to feed with it
    email me for the info
     
  3. Autumn Mama

    Autumn Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe you could post it? I'd like to know too!

    Posting the info could benefit many!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fresh greens are a wonderful feed (but not complete so be sure to offer crumbles!). I feed my birds sunflowers and a lot of the seeds get hidden and sprout... that's always a welcomed surprise for the birds. If you find any chickweed growing, water it and let it grow. That's the best green stuff you could give a chicken, and they love it!
     

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