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bread and buscuits

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lrayle, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. lrayle

    lrayle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can chickens have bread and buns everyday I give it as a snack in the evenings when I get home
     
  2. TTracy

    TTracy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First all, I'm sure someone else will say "yes, bread is bad" BUT I give it to my girls everyday also. I get old bread at a bakery and take out 4 pieces everyday. 2 for the goats and 2 for the chickens. They LOVE it! [​IMG]
     
  3. lrayle

    lrayle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is because of the chemicals
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    What chemicals are in bread????

    I don't feed it all the time, but I can't think what in there is going to be that bad for the birds. I feed it when we have lots or it goes bad. Yes, I feed moldy bread to my birds and they do just fine.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    We feed quite a bit of outdated bread to our chickens, cows love it too. Figure if we will eat it, the chickens can to so far as chemicals go. Main thing I can see is watch the amount you feed so you don't get their diet too out of balance.
     
  6. ChickenLegs13

    ChickenLegs13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure if it's in the Bible or just something my Granny used to say; a man can not live on bread alone.
    It's fine as a snack in the evening. By then their crop is mostly full of good stuff anyway.

    Probably about the same chemicals that are in chicken feed. Best thing I can tell you is go look at the "Ingredients" section on your breed wrapper. Some funky stuff in there!
     

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