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Can chickens eat bird seed?

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Yes, chickens do fine with eating bird seed. ... Actually, some people intentionally spread some bird seed on the ground to give their chickens another thing to peck at. So you should be fine with allowing your pet chickens to scratch below your bird feeders and eat the seed that falls out. read more

If the bird seed is just a supplement, your pet chickens will be fine. Actually, some people intentionally spread some bird seed on the ground to give their chickens another thing to peck at. So you should be fine with allowing your pet chickens to scratch below your bird feeders and eat the seed that falls out. read more

I was wondering if it is OK to feed my hens birdseed. My friend was saying it might be more healthy for my hens. I am concerned about the GMO "s in cracked corn and grain that I know is in "un-organic" chicken feed. Right now , I am feeding them Purina scratch, that has cracked corn and grain in it , along with Omega 3 , (Purina) Laying pellets. read more

Wild bird seeds are fine to feed to chickens in moderation as occasional treats. Bird seed mixes are not meant to be fed as the sole ration for any bird, be it robin, chicken, or pet parrot and do not contain the right mix of nutrients for health. For an everyday feed, commercial chicken diets are a much better choice, and cheaper, too. read more

I have bird feeders and the seeds fall out.“ Yes, chickens do fine with eating bird seed. It cannot replace their regular feed, though (some people have wanted to buy the less expensive bird seed and it doesn’t work). If the bird seed is just a supplement, your pet chickens will be fine. read more

Bird seed mixes are not meant to be fed as the sole ration for any bird, be it robin, chicken, or pet parrot and do not contain the right mix of nutrients for health. For an everyday feed, commercial chicken diets are a much better choice, and cheaper, too. read more

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