Can I give my chickens salad dressing?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by TheIvoryKitty, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. TheIvoryKitty

    TheIvoryKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a huge box of leftover iceberg salad from a party last night. It has some Italian vinegar-ish smelling dressing. Will it be bad for my chickens if I give it to them today? Don't want them getting sick :(
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The dressing would be fine. I can't say the same about the iceberg. Not very nutritious (the least nutritious of all lettuces), and tends to give diarrhea to many animals. I know it can be very bad for rabbits.
     
  3. Maggie C

    Maggie C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls occasionally get some iceberg - usually mixed with other greens and they seem to tolerate it with no problems - no diarrhea. Don't know that I would feed them just the iceberg - I don't eat that stuff myself. LOL
     
  4. TheIvoryKitty

    TheIvoryKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys - Hah, I never thought the LETTUCE would be the problem... good to know! :)
     

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