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post #1 of 29
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After reading about the Healthy Chicken Muffins, I am going to pick up the ingredients and make some for my girls!

do you have any other good treat recipes?
So I can pick up the ingredients at the same time smile

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post #2 of 29

I read you can add baby food to the recipe as well. Vegable baby food more so than fruit ones as less sugar lol

post #3 of 29

There was a thread on here recently about home made baked poultry blocks that sounded really good.

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If you can't laugh at yourself and in turn, everyone else, when you or they do something amusing, life is far too serious. Some folks just find more things amusing than others.

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post #4 of 29

I have enough problems coming up with ideas and time to cook for my human family!!

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post #5 of 29
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Originally Posted by Equus5O 

I have enough problems coming up with ideas and time to cook for my human family!!


I'm  in the same boat as you.  My girls think the occasional leftover or the dropped chip or cheese ball is a treat or the core of an apple or pear.  They're worse than the dogs at begging and trying to steal food from you.  They act like they've never had a feeder full of food at all times and they're starving.  They're free-ranged and when you open the door they come running!!

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post #6 of 29
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Originally Posted by Tweeza 

They're worse than the dogs at begging and trying to steal food from you.  They act like they've never had a feeder full of food at all times and they're starving.  They're free-ranged and when you open the door they come running!!


That's funny!  My daughter thought it was so great to bring the chickens treats at first, but now as soon as they see her or hear her voice, they mob the door of the run so much that she gets a little scared to go in. (She's 5)

We've had to "delicately" condition them to back off a little bit.

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post #7 of 29

Yeah, mine are getting very pushy, too. I do want them to be friendly but not down right needy.

I let mine out to free range yesterday and 2 started circling my chair and complaining because I didn't have any treats. Small feathered sharks!

If you can't laugh at yourself and in turn, everyone else, when you or they do something amusing, life is far too serious. Some folks just find more things amusing than others.

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If you can't laugh at yourself and in turn, everyone else, when you or they do something amusing, life is far too serious. Some folks just find more things amusing than others.

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post #8 of 29

My recipe:

Open a box of raisins
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1 horse, 1 pony, 3 cats, 4 Hens - 1 Delaware, 2 Black Stars, 1 Isa-Dotte  - RIP John(rooster) Salad & Misty - lost to a fox 9/18 : (
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post #9 of 29

The fence of the chicken run shares the fence of my veg. garden, so when I'm in the garden all they do is beg. They peck the fence when they are expecting a treat. It could be a tomato, piece of lettuce or a slug. Doesn't matter, they want it and expect it.  Feathered sharks is right!!  gig

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We have an healthy happy mix of critters in our family, rescue mutt Emma- a lab/sheltie mix. Rescue cat named Jack, a gold fish and 7 hens of mix variety. Autrolorps, BR and 1 EE. Nine one year old layers- BR, RIR, GLW, and RSL.  A patient DH and 3 kids, ages 13(ACK!) 9 and 5

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post #10 of 29

Here's how I make my chicken treats.  Pick tomato or other overripe veg, tear or cut into sections, throw on ground!

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