brown bread?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickens971, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. chickens971

    chickens971 Out Of The Brooder

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    everyday i give my chickens cabbage, pellets, carrot, apple and other scraps, and brown bread.they absulutly adore it and then one day someone posted that they cant have it :/, dunno what to do so yeah,,,help!
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Whole wheat bread is great. White bread is just a treat.

    You can give wheat as a part of the diet, but it shouldn't be the whole diet. I feed wheat every day:
    http://www.ca.uky.edu/smallflocks/feed_ingredients/grains.html

    Yes flocks can get very sick when fed large amounts of white bread (not whole wheat) or white rice.

    If you are feeding whole wheat bread then it is just like feeding wheat berries.
     
  4. chickens971

    chickens971 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks x
     
  5. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read somewhere that bread can give chickens sour crop but i doubt wholemeal bread is harmful
     
  6. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    I agree. It just boils down to common sense and moderation. My chickens get a bit of whole grain bread as a treat every evening and this has been going on for years with no adverse effects.
     

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