Anyone give suet to their chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Carrie Lynn, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2010
    S.E. Michigan
    I was considering letting my pullets have a go at a wild bird suet cake before nightfall to provide them fat for warmth in the evening.
    I would remove it so they would only be getting some...not the whole cake.
    Any opinions on seeded wild bird suet cakes for chickens?
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Mine like them. They hang out under the feeders when the birds or squirrels are tearing them apart. When I made my own suet cakes I would let the chickens clean up the molds.

  3. Bellasmom

    Bellasmom Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 9, 2009
    I was wondering this myself! I am making suet cakes for the bird lovers in the family and wondered if they would give the girls something to entertain themselves with!
  4. michickenwrangler

    michickenwrangler To Finish Is To Win

    Jun 8, 2008
    NE Michigan
    I've made my own "suet gobs" out of rendered beef fat or bacon fat and mix in scratch feed. I about get attacked when I take it out to the runs. [​IMG] They LOVE it

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