Are bantams pickier eaters?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by fowltemptress, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    Growing up I always had large fowl breeds and they'd demolish whatever food or scrap I decided to give them. I suspect they would have eaten the planet if they ever put their minds to it. This is the first time I've had bantams and they shun almost every scrap known to chickenkind . . . well, that's a bit of an embellishment, but they are astonishingly picky compared to what I'm used to, and I was wondering if it's just my flock or if bantams do tend to be pickier. I haven't raised them any differently from any other chickens I've had, in case that would factor into it.
    It may seem like a pretty pointless question, and it probably is, but I'm curious . . . thanks!
     
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  2. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine aren't they eat the same feed and scraps the LF girls eat.
     
  3. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    Hmmph. That probably means I didn't expose them to enough variety as young'ns. I was hoping to be able to cast the blame off me but it looks like this will be on my shoulders . . . I could understand a few of my birds being picky eaters, but when it's the whole flock I can't help but take the blame [​IMG]

    And I so was looking forward to having nice little garbage disposals again . . .
     

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