Celery good for a treat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CoopCrazy, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Well my topic says it all. ?
  2. SuperCoco

    SuperCoco In the Brooder

    Feb 15, 2009
    Well, I gave my chicks celery yesterday so if you would like to try it . . .

  3. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Songster

    Jan 27, 2009
    Mt Airy, NC
    I often toss celery to ours. We get a lot of it as grocery store "culls". The girlies really seem like it- it disappears faster than some other things. [​IMG]

    I feed it in moderation though. It does have helpful vitamins A/C/K/B6 and potassium, riboflavin (B2), and phosphorus. But it's also on the salty side...chickens cannot handle high sodium levels.

    Celery has no protein content either. So be aware it will reduce the total average protein intake for your girls when you feed it. Again....small amounts.
  4. spook

    spook Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    North Central Florida
    Its funny as I also toss in celery- cooked and uncooked. Lately they have not been enjoying it, but that happens when they have a choice.
  5. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Thanks guys didnt see celery on the treat list and wanted to make sure it wouldnt hurt them. i get cull celery too from the local gas station so thought it would be nice.

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