They don't like the corn?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by obxWaMi, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Songster

    I have noticed more and more lately that when I toss out 2 or 3 grain scratch my girls leave the corn behind. Anyone else have this going on?
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

    Sep 25, 2007
    Gosh, mine tend to go for the corn most of all in scratch, but I RARELY feed it any more. It's really not that healthful of a treat, so I've pretty much "weaned" them off of scratch alltogether. Maybe their tastes are changing with the seasons?
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    I quit feeding three-grain scratch precisely because my birds would turn their noses up at the cracked corn. Eat all of the wheat and milo, but not the corn. I suspect it goes off much faster than undamaged grains. I feed whole corn and wheat now.
  4. toletiquesbysam

    toletiquesbysam Songster

    Sep 19, 2008
    Mine used to leave the BOSS when I would mix cracked corn/boss together, so now I just use 1 or the other but not a mixture!

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