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Can I give my chickens some Activia yogurt?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gritsar, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I have some that's about to expire and I'm tired of it.
    I started to, but then I thought about it having Bifidus Regularis; whatever that is. I suspect it's a made up phrase.

    Anyhow, can the chickens have it? I'm not sure how you could tell a chicken needs help with their regularity, but anyhow [​IMG]
     
  2. KareyABohr

    KareyABohr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The yogurt is very good for them! When I have waterfowl chicks that just don't seem to be getting a good start I give them yogurt and they snap right out of it.
     
  3. yellowchickensmomma

    yellowchickensmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have given my chickens Activa and nothing has happened. I know they didn't have a problem with regularity. LOL [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I give my chickens plain yogurt all the time, just have never given them this activia yogurt before.
    By the way, they weren't too crazy about it. Think they would have preferred the plain stuff.
     
  5. rstampa

    rstampa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has a lot of sugar.
     
  6. emrys

    emrys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bifidus Regularis is a meaningless advertising term. Dannon can't copyright the scientific names of active yogurt cultures so they made up something catchy. I'd be more concerned about added sugars
     
  7. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL . . . yup, never known my chickens to have a problem with regularity either!
     
  8. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    It does come in plain unsweetened. I'm guessing it is fine as a probiotic, as any other plain live culture yogurt is.
     

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