stupid , but gotta ask

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dakotasnake, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. dakotasnake

    dakotasnake Out Of The Brooder

    May 21, 2008
    i want to plant sum sunflower seeds this spring for my chickens. are the seeds you buy in a 50# ok for that? are they fertile and will grow or do you need to find an buy seed made for planting. ok i know its dumb, but im even a worse gardener than a cook. thank you
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Sunflower seeds (unless they are out of the shell!) can cause impacted crops.

    Be careful if they are still in the shell.
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2009
  3. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    ummm... i got some sprouting now that i got from a wild bird food bag. [​IMG] all of them r growing [​IMG] but later i am gonna buy the giant sunflower seeds!!!

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