Can I feed too many kitchen scraps?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ekofke201, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. ekofke201

    ekofke201 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I cleaned out the fridge and went to the store today. And my question is this.... Can I feed seven chickens the following all at one time:

    One serving of chicken casserole w/ broccoli, cheese, and bread topping
    one pint of cherry tomatoes
    the tops from 2lbs of strawberries
    cucumber strips
    a bag of romaine lettuce I forgot about

    Gosh this looks like a lot once I write it out!
    I know they generally regulate their own eating, but will they stop with the things that they really like before they over eat? I'd hate to kill them with kindness [​IMG]
     
  2. ekofke201

    ekofke201 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also want to say that the things that I pulled from the fridge are not moldy or super old. They are just a day or two beyond picky people eating!
     
  3. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    yes feed it to them. anything the can't get through they will leave.
     
  4. ekofke201

    ekofke201 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That makes my whole day! Making compost even easier! It's the little things, you know...[​IMG]
     
  5. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing goes to waste when you have chickens! [​IMG]
     
  6. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chickens love "clean the fridge" day lol
     
  7. ams4776

    ams4776 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will come home with 2 to-go boxes of food for my chickens from work. They LOVE it, by that evening its all gone and they still do eat their normal food. I get 4-6 eggs daily from 6 hens they are healthy and happy. So I've had no probs with overfeeding my hens leftovers.
     

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