can chickens eat rabbit parts

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sandrachx, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. Sandrachx

    Sandrachx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    like hearts, lungs, intestines? i recently read a blog where someone was giving them those parts after dressing out some rabbits for the freezer.
     
  2. skennedy

    skennedy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I guess you could, but why would you want to? [​IMG]
     
  3. ChinaChicks1

    ChinaChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's meat protein..give it to them..not going to hurt them.
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They love it. Chickens are omnivors and meat really shows a change in their feathering and health. It is good for them. I boil up meat scraps from my kitchen to feed to mine. I am also raising meat rabbits now and plan to use what we don't eat for animal feed supplements.
     
  5. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will have to show this thread to DH & DS. They have chidded me for feeding boiled chicken scraps to my chicks.
     
  6. Sandrachx

    Sandrachx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    miss prissy: thanks for your response. a young friend of ours is raising rabbits for meat and tried it out. i wasn't sure of the sensibility of it. seems like i read somewhere not to feed chickens what you yourself wouldn't eat - but maybe that was just for spoiled food.

    do you raise your rabbits for meat? we were thinking of trying to do so as well, but first i have to eat some rabbit to see if i like it... than my sweet husband will have to do the deed - not me!
     
  7. Sandrachx

    Sandrachx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    forgot - so the trick is to cook any meat (boil only?) before they get it?
     

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