Can I feed baby formula to chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tomatomudhead, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. tomatomudhead

    tomatomudhead Out Of The Brooder

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    Our baby girl needs to suppliment with a little formula, but she doesn't take much. I hate to throw away the leftover.....

    Can I feed it to my chickens? Some of the formula has soy in it (baby hates that, it's all got to go), the other kind doesn't.

    I have 10 egg layers (5 Barred Rock, 5 Buff Orpington).

    Also have 11 Red Stars and 4 Mincoria's that are only 10 weeks old.

    Was thinking of giving it to the 10 layers, not the younger birds.

    Thanks,

    Tom
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Baby food is ok for them, but you really shouldent give them alot of it. [​IMG]
     
  3. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I'd stir up a mash made with chicken feed. Add the formula till its level with the feed and let it sit to soak it up. Mine loved it like its a treat.
     

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