Beef Soup Bones

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ntjpm, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. ntjpm

    ntjpm Out Of The Brooder

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    Question for the hive mind [​IMG] We get a 1/2 organic grass feed cow every year and it comes with the soup bones if I want them too. I just found about 6 packages of them in my freezer from last year. So I threw them in a roaster with some water and cooked them up. I gave the girlies some of them today and the loved them.

    My question is do they need to be cooked?? I ended up with some great beef broth from it so I don't have a problem cooking them up but what do you do??

    Thanks so much, Tracy in WA
     
  2. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would cook them. You might need to, but you will miss out on the brooth if you don't.
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    If the object is just to feed them to the birds then you don't have to cook them.

    But if it were me I'd at least get some broth from them before tossing them out.
     
  4. sassifrassi

    sassifrassi Out Of The Brooder

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    I feed my dogs raw beef bones in the yard as a treat. My chickens will chase away my dogs to pick the bones clean. No problems so far. However it does disturb me...[​IMG]
     

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