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carrots ok?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DENALI, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. DENALI

    DENALI Songster

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    Since they are hard are they ok to feed? and if so how small do they have to be chopped up? I have a bag of baby carrots thats on the "verge" Thanks
     
  2. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
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    Can you put them in a food processor or grate them?
    Mine like shredded ones [​IMG]
     
  3. digitS'

    digitS' Songster

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    And, my hens like them microwaved . . . no need to peel and they'll eat the tops, too.

    In fact, they'll eat just the tops and peels [​IMG]. But, they really like 'em cooked.

    Steve
     
  4. cknmom

    cknmom Songster

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    I either chop them by hand or put them iin the processor if I have lots. They eat them up quick!
    Monica
     
  5. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    I buy the shreaded ones and my girls LOVE them.
     
  6. tvtaber

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    Mine won't touch them, no matter what! The do not eat them cooked, either.
     
  7. sBrickmanHouse

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    Mine like them cooked, but raw carrots were definitely not a hit with them!
     
  8. I have given our birds many many kinds of veggies.
    Carrots they seem to like. May not go crazy over them right away, but they will eat them. I have given them straight out of the garden(tops, dirt and all).And I have also given them cooked ones from the house. I really haven't noticed a difference on which they prefer better as they eventually eat them all...
     

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