They don't like the corn?

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

  1. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Moderator Staff Member

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    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

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2008
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    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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