Can I feed my chickens corn shucks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by coopy, Jul 21, 2008.

  1. coopy

    coopy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am canning corn and was wondering if I could give my chickens the shucks. I usually throw them away but if I can give them to my chickens that would be great.
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  2. Sparks

    Sparks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I`m sure they will find them fun to dig through anyway. I throw them in and rake them out when they dry.[​IMG]
     
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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    Mine love them-go for it!
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Hehe - I rarely throw any food down the disposal any more!

    "Save that for the chickens!"
     
  5. moodusnewchick

    moodusnewchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I throw my shucks and other greenery in with the chickens. I figure there's some nutrient value, some entertainment, some attraction for bugs=nutrients. Plus, when I rake, I'm thinking this can be decent composting too.
     

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