1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Can I feed my birds Raw Rice in the Hull ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nikki_r5, Jan 7, 2009.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. nikki_r5

    nikki_r5 Out Of The Brooder

    Can I feed my birds Raw Rice in the Hull ?

    He works in rice: planting & harvesting.
    A friend gave me @50 lbs., he said he feeds it to his all the time.
    [​IMG]
    I really don't know if it's safe or not . . .
    [​IMG]

    Has anyone ever used it or do you know ?
    Nikki:
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    30,359
    148
    446
    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    NO!

    I would only feed my chickens COOKED rice.

    Here in Phoenix we use rice to kill pigeons. They eat it, drink, it blows up in their craw or gizzard and they die.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by