Cheerio's as treats for chicks/chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by callen0912, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. callen0912

    callen0912 Chirping

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    I'm curious if anyone has ever given them as treats and if it's safe to do? I give my dog whole-grain cheerio's as treats after my aunt told me their vet actually recommended giving them as treats since their good for dogs. Wonder if the same holds true for chickens?
     
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Crowing

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    I've given my chicks/chickens cheerios many a times. But make sure they are broken up before feeding them to your chicks.
     
  3. Honey B

    Honey B Chirping

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    I have also given the occasional handful of multigrain Cheerios to my chickens without any problems. They seem to love them as much as I do!
     
  4. RonP

    RonP Crowing

    Stale cereal as a treat...many times...
     
  5. Budie97

    Budie97 In the Brooder

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    My chickens love them...
     
  6. tigger19687

    tigger19687 Songster

    I was sitting out in the yard watching the hens on my chair.
    They are not overly friendly hens but I got MAULED !
    They jumped on my chair and legs to get them.
    LOVED THEM
    Now when I have a cup outside they think I have them. :lau
     
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