Are Cheese Nips ok for a treat????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chicken_Lover4567, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have tons upon tons of cheese nips, and no one but me eats them. I was wondering if they would be safe to give my chickens as an occasional treat. Oh, and if it helps, they are Barred Rocks.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I don't think a few cheese nips is gonna hurt them....but I wouldn't feed them too many too often. Salt isn't very good for them.
     
  3. Robin L

    Robin L Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave mine (9 layers 2-3 years old) a handful crushed about three weeks ago and they all seem fine.
    I had some outside and they all were staring at me and I couldnt help myself. They havent had any since.
     
  4. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR hen loves an occasional goldfish cracker.
     
  5. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks love them. The staler the better. [​IMG]
     
  6. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! How old are your chicks smith2?
     
  7. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have many chicks of different ages, but I try not to feed mine treats until about 12 weeks. The little chicks will eat Cheese Nips, too. They love to scratch in the crushed crackers. I just don't feed them too much of that "junk" food.[​IMG]
     
  8. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    My girls are health food addicts. They haven't touched the tortilla chip I dropped.

    Couscous, cherries, & cheese are all favorites though!
     

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