Catfish for diet

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by NC Chick Man82, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. NC Chick Man82

    NC Chick Man82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently skinned my catfish and have the remains other than the guts which i have discarded and was wondering if it would be alright for me to feed my birds the remains? They are already laying eggs
     
  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They would have enjoyed the guts, too. Toss it out there. Retrieve whatever they don't eat.

    I put out a lot of things just to see what they would eat. Some things are ignored, but they eat almost everything.

    We broke open more than a dozen pumpkins last year for them. Eventually, they ate everything but the skins of the pumpkins. They were so thorough that only one pumpkin plant sprouted this year.

    Chris
     
  3. NC Chick Man82

    NC Chick Man82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you for the reply
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I feed my flock fish cleanings all the time, then the scraps after we eat. They clean them right up--heads and all!--and despite what folks say, I've never had an egg that tasted like fish.
     
  5. NC Chick Man82

    NC Chick Man82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the info... will continue to do so!
     

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