Can I feed a can of red kidney beans to my chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rcentner, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking to increase the protein for my molters and I have this can of red kidney beans that I will never eat. Can they eat it? I have seen some conflicting info on if that is safe.

    any other ideas besides eggs/boss for increasing protein?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I see no reason you can't except.... the place will be rank of chicken farts! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    yes you can... but beware of the above mentioned chicken farts... [​IMG] and its funny when a chicken farts
     
  4. lindseythefork

    lindseythefork Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Beans are fine as long as they're not dried.
     
  5. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about Bush'sBaked??? Seriously, I have a hold ytray leftover from a barbecue
     
  6. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Don't let them get the recipe! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any beans are fine as long as they are cooked first...lol.
    birdaholic, your first comment had me in tears laughing....
     
  8. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks guys! I will give em today! OR maybe tomorrow morning so I don't have to be here to smell the chicken farts! [​IMG]
     
  9. cheri222

    cheri222 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave mine the baked beans about a week ago and they thumbed their beaks at them. Silly birds.
     
  10. GardenWeasel

    GardenWeasel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls weekly get a meal of 1 quart pinto beans and 1lb. brown rice. Egg production increases every time. My husband says they are Latino chicks. Never a fart that I can observe. They do eat the rice first.
     

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