Can you feed your chickens corn husks?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 29, 2011
    Can you?
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    You can certainly try. Mine just kick them around.

    Maybe if you boiled them and pureed them, mixed them with other mashed up treats, THEN they would eat them.

    But no, even chickens have standards.
  3. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    They probably won't eat them. It won't hurt them if they do, but it's not something they're really interested in. I feed mine to the goats, they appreciate corn husks.
  4. Shanda

    Shanda Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 20, 2010
    Elk Grove, CA
    I put the husks in the run last summer and they seemed to like the stringy part, but the tougher stuff ended up being extra "straw" in their run.

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