Can Chickens have cherry Greek yogurt?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FluffyPuff, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. FluffyPuff

    FluffyPuff Chirping

    I have one silkie that is much smaller than the other and so I am trying to get her to eat more and was wondering if it is possible to feed her some cherry flavored Greek yogurt?

  2. lalaland

    lalaland Crowing

    Sep 26, 2008
    Pine County MN
    yes, but it isn't really good for her, too much sugar.

    If you want her to gain weight, offer more protein. This can be eggs, cottage cheese, plain yogurt, cheese, any kind of meat, fish (canned sardines, tuna, minnows from the bait shop).

    Assuming you have a flock of chickens, make sure she has easy access to the feed. If it is a mixed flock (different breeds), sometimes silkies have a hard time holding their own. You may need to make sure there are multiple places to get feed and water. Watch to see if she is being chased off by other hens.

    Also, check to see if her crest is making it hard to see. You can clip the feathers, some people put them up in a tiny ponytail binder.
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