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TraceyAnn 05-05-2012 07:06 PM

Black Oil Sunflower Seeds
 
Do you feed them whole (shell and all) or should I continue to look for seeds that are already shelled?

I know this is probably a dumb question :)
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Skyseternalangel 05-05-2012 07:08 PM

Not dumb at all!

My horse eats them with hulls (shells) I think there's good stuff in the shell not just the kernel.

Gremmy 05-05-2012 07:13 PM

Yup just feed them whole, make sure it's the black oil ones and not the ones with the hard striped shell.

TraceyAnn 05-05-2012 08:26 PM

Thanks to you both. The 6lb bag I bought today are Black Oil Seeds, and the seeds are on the smaller side. I actually found them in the bird seed aisle of Tractor Supply.

cakemom 05-06-2012 07:24 PM

Be careful of bird seed make sure they aren't treated with anything.
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kitten_Val 05-06-2012 08:40 PM

I used to feed whole BOSS (with shells). Not anymore for quite a while though. BOSS is pure omega 6 that they already have quite enough.


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