sunflower seeds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ChicksNherps, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. ChicksNherps

    ChicksNherps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you feed the BOSS in-shell? just want to make sure before I give them to my girls.
     
  2. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. akovia

    akovia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls chow them down, heads and all.
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Boss whole, definitely. They need some grit- free ranging or provided if they can't access some sharp gravel in the soil.
     
  5. ChicksNherps

    ChicksNherps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are in a crate inside but I gave them a bowl of grit and oyster shells.
     
  6. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought oyster shell was grit. Am I wrong?
     
  7. 7 Biddies

    7 Biddies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Oyster shell is for calcium for the egg shells. Grit is small rocks to aid in digestion.
     
  8. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

     
  9. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine go crazy for them lol i just hate how costly they are... 1$ lb here...
     
  10. Cooper Farms

    Cooper Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my free rangers sit uder the bird feeder a wait for scraps. its funny cause they wait and wait till blue jay comes and makes a mess then some fall on the ground and they all go crazy scratching and pecking
     

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