wheat bran fodder

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ebertschic, Jan 26, 2014.

  1. ebertschic

    ebertschic Out Of The Brooder

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    I got a big brown bag of wheat bran at tractor supply to make fodder for my chickens. Did I buy the wrong thing?
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2014
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. There is no seed to sprout.
     
  3. Chikky Chikky

    Chikky Chikky Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a big bag too because I was going to do mealworms but the climate isn't right here in Colorado from what I hear so....what can I do with it?? Any suggestions?
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    You can mix it with their feed.

    Something has to be a viable whole seed to grow into a plant. Bran is only part of the wheat grain. It's missing the germ and endosperm surrounded by the bran.
     

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