What to mix with alfalfa?

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  1. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My birds hate alfalfa pellets. I soak them, they won't eat it.
    Unfortunately I'm about out of mash until someone can get to town, and I just have this 50 lb bag of the stuff.

    I know they'll eat it when they get hungry enough, but anyone have any ideas what I might add to make it more enticing and palatable?
     
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  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Try a little wet oatmeal or cornmeal? Not the best for protein content, but might make them gobble down the soaked alfalfa.
     
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    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't go for oatmeal either.
    I wonder if maybe some MSG, or possibly a beer?
    Some garlic and salt and pepper perhaps?
    Some chicken soup stock possibly?

    Maybe I'll make them a pizza and spread it on it.
     
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    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Do you have any swimmers left from your PB Merry Go Round? That might do the trick[​IMG]
     
  5. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope Haven't had a customer in about three days.
     

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