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Can I give Sour Cream?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ginbart, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    I know chickens eat a lot of things but I have some Sour Cream that exp. on 12/28. Would this be ok to them them. I never gave that to them before and I wanted to make sure.

    Thanks Ginger
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

    I give it to mine mixed in there oatmeal. Never had a problem.
     
  3. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Quote:Do you cook your oatmeal or give it dry with the SC? I give dry Oatmeal but I was thinking of cooking it because of it being so cold. But then the Sour Cream would be warm.
     
  4. big greg barker

    big greg barker Songster

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    Oct 26, 2008
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    We get sour cream from the supermarket from the "close to expiration " bin for about 50 cents a pound. The chickens go absolutely nuts over it. My S.O. goes to the coop with a bowl for each pen, and is met with great fanfare, chicken style. It's a great source of calcium, too.
     
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Thanks everyone.

    I haven't been letting them outside because it's so cold out. I did put a head of cabbage on a rope but it froze. Someone gave me 9 heads of cauliflower that I froze but I had to give the chickens some of that.

    Anyway, I guess they will have a another treat tomorrow.
     

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