Sunflowers

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Attila the Honey, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Attila the Honey

    Attila the Honey In the Brooder

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    If I were to plant sunflowers, could I feed the plants to the chickens?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I don't know about the entire plant, but the seedheads for sure.

    Imp
     
  3. mons02035

    mons02035 Chirping

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    Many on here, including me, just cut the heads off and throw it in the run.
     
  4. Saltysteele

    Saltysteele Songster

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    i leave a 2-foot section of the stalk attached to the head, then weave (using the term loosely) it through the wire fence, thus suspending it above ground.
     
  5. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Songster

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    Quote:What a great idea! Thanks!
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I take the seeds off of the heads and mix them in their scratch along with some oats. I used to just give them the heads and they would pick at the heads.
     

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