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Old 09-10-2010, 03:49 PM   #31
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My chickens love it. If I have a bunch that I don't want to give them all at once I freeze it into couple pound blocks in the freezer. When it comes time to use, I throw the frozen "grain-sicle" into the coop and they go to town. The goats and horse seem to enjoy it too. As an aside, I have noticed that if I make a beer with 100% Pilsner the chickens won't touch it. I guess they are just picky.

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Old 04-16-2014, 04:38 PM   #32
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I need to revive this thread because I have a friend who is keeping chickens now.

Am I correct in assuming wheat and rice hulls in the grains aren't going to be a problem?
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Old 04-16-2014, 04:44 PM   #33
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Unless they have Celiac they should be fine. They eat rocks to help "chew" there food anyway so a few rice hulls shouldn't upset the digestive track.

Good tip above regarding freezing extras. You don't want to give them more than they can eat in a day or it will spoil and you get sick chickens.

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