sprouting

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by worms7, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. worms7

    worms7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you sprout wild bird seed for
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  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    Absolutely. The one thing you want to do is be sure there is no cracked corn or sunflower bits in the seed mix. Whole sunflowers and corn would be ok. Other sprouting options: feed grade wheat and barley. Lentils (from the grocery store, even! I love stir fried lentils) BOSS. What ever you use, be sure it is feed grade, not heat treated, and not meant for planting. (seed for planting is often treated with insecticide/fungicides.
     

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