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post #11 of 14
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Tried banana today, and they could care less. Then this evening my kids and their friends caught a few crickets, tossed them in with the chicks and they went crazy! I felt a little bad but it was fun to watch them running and catching them. big_smile.png

Crickets; that makes for classic chick football! :D

 

~Alex

Alex the Golden Campine- talented flier, mischievous little busybody, crackly-voiced conversationalist, loyal sidekick, and my sociable, cuddly sweetie.

 

"But God clearly shows and proves His own love for us, by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

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Alex the Golden Campine- talented flier, mischievous little busybody, crackly-voiced conversationalist, loyal sidekick, and my sociable, cuddly sweetie.

 

"But God clearly shows and proves His own love for us, by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" Romans 5:8

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post #12 of 14
Leftover chicken, the bones with scraps of flesh left on it. Yeah, I know, "Eww, gross!". That's what my roommates say, as they try and impress human values on a bunch of birds! big_smile.png

But the chickens don't know (or care!) what it is or where it came from. It's better than letting it rot and stink in the trash and I certainly can't give it to the dogs! The birds go nuts over it (it's fun to see them chase each other hoping to rip off a piece, sorta like a comical shark frenzy. The bones get picked clean (they don't try and eat the bones themselves).

And I have yet to see any of my cluckers sprinkling Tony Chachere's on their sisters!

Edited by FlyWheel - 3/24/16 at 9:16am

D.gif  ~ ACORN ACRES ~ South Cackalacky jumpy.gif

 

An old Production Red, a Black Australorp, 1 Marans, 7 Easter Eggers, 1 (suspected) EE Roo with an attitude,

two dogs...

and some really prolific oak trees!

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D.gif  ~ ACORN ACRES ~ South Cackalacky jumpy.gif

 

An old Production Red, a Black Australorp, 1 Marans, 7 Easter Eggers, 1 (suspected) EE Roo with an attitude,

two dogs...

and some really prolific oak trees!

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post #13 of 14

so far i've just given worms and clumps of sod/moss/dandelions for them to kick around and peck at. they really like playing with straw/hay bits and nibbling at them.

 

My older gals absolutely LOVE sunflower seeds though, go crazy nuts for them! so i'm thinking i'm going to try some of the suggestions that others posted about seeds and stuff, we'll see if they like them or not!

"To enjoy the world, by giving joy to the world."

Johann Nepumuk Hummel

 

 

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"To enjoy the world, by giving joy to the world."

Johann Nepumuk Hummel

 

 

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post #14 of 14
Recently they've been getting watermelon rinds an they loooove it! Also giving them grit, grass clumps, scrambled egg and yogurt. smile.png

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord- Collosians 3:23

 

 

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Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord- Collosians 3:23

 

 

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