Can I feed them meat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MOChickenz, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is leftover cooked meat ok to feed my laying chickens?
     
  2. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    Yes.
    Anything you can feed a dinosaur, you can feed a chicken.
     
  3. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup--we had steak for supper tonight and they're gonna get scraps tomorrow morning.
     
  4. gogoalie

    gogoalie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heck, they'd eat carion in the wild, why wouldn't they eat cooked meat in captivity? [​IMG]
     
  5. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I sure hope so, because I feed mine girls a bunch of leftovers today, and The leftovers included a lot of cooked meat. Chickens are two legged garbage disposals. I only know of a couple of things that the girls wont eat. They don't don't eat citrus rinds and corn cobs.
     
  6. AnnainMD

    AnnainMD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's the best part about chickens and then they turn the food into eggs!! I give them everything that won't get eaten. I can't believe how much they help. Love my girls!
     
  7. booker81

    booker81 Redneck Tech Girl

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  8. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just make sure your fingers don't get in the way after they figure out what you have for them!!!![​IMG]

    There another thread floating around here about them eating mice, too.

    Joe has it right. If my girls are free-ranging and they see me coming with the "goodie bucket" from the house, think Jurasic Park and a herd of v-rators spotting prey.
     
  9. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] SO TRUE
     
  10. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! I shall start doing that. Thanks!!
     

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