Sunflowers

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

  1. Attila the Honey

    Attila the Honey Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Saltysteele Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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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