What is BOSS??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jessicayarno, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. jessicayarno

    jessicayarno Songster

    Oct 6, 2011
    Pacific Northwest
    I see people talking about it, and I can usually figure out abbreviations, but I am stumped on this one.. Thanks
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  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    Quote:Black Oil Sunflower Seeds
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  3. jamesbwood

    jamesbwood Songster

    Sun flower seeds in the shell? De-shelled?
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Black oil sunflower seeds in the shell. About 15% protein - great treats for your birds. Encourages feather growth. And they love it.

    One of the treats I feed them from my hands.
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  5. misscalculated

    misscalculated In the Brooder

    Ahh so that's what boss is. I can get them really cheap from a discount store near me :)
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  6. Hilatious

    Hilatious In the Brooder

    Sep 27, 2012
    Marysville, WA
    [​IMG]oh for goodness sakes! I have been to about 5 different stores looking for BOSS and I had it the whole time..smh... I was about to give up and settle for a bag of black oil sunflower seeds..
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  7. mikeh39

    mikeh39 Hatching

    Sep 24, 2016
    i don't get it. you said you don't have BOSS but that is black oil sunflower seeds. what do you think BOSS stands for?
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  8. chickensfinally

    chickensfinally Chirping

    May 12, 2014
    Des Moines, Iowa
    They were just slapping themselves in the forehead because they didn't know what BOSS was, but had black oil sunflower seeds already, just had probably never abbreviated it.

    Oh and Welcome to BYC!!
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