Can I feed purina goat chow to my chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by vjreilly, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. vjreilly

    vjreilly Out Of The Brooder

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    I have about 1/3 bag of purina goat chow that I am not feeding my goats. It is not bad but they are gaining weight and I am cutting them back to just grass hay. I am wondering if I can feed it to my girls (hens) or if it would be bad for them. It does contain some copper and I know that it would not be good for sheep or other animals, just didn't know if chickens could eat it or not. If not I will just compost it, but it has grain and other goodies in it that I thought the girls might like. Thanks so much everyone. Happy moulting season..
     
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  3. vjreilly

    vjreilly Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much. The Purina Goat Chow has a lot of goodies including some molasses that I think the girls would like. I will use it as scratch substitute as a treat at the end of the day and see how they like it.
    Vicki
     

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