cheese?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sandy16, Feb 1, 2011.

  1. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried looking it up but couldn't find any info....can chickens eat cheese? Just trying to find more treats to give the girls. We often have that shredded cheddar cheese left in the packets that doesn't get eaten...would be nice to give it to the girls instead of eventually throwing it away. :)

    thanks!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I do and they love it. It's a bit high in fat and sodium, though. I just don't give them a lot or very often. I think they think the grated stuff is worms.
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    My chickens adore cheese. I think that it's their favorite treat, and it hasn't made them sick yet. [​IMG]
     
  4. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    oh yes... mine love it.
     
  5. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY! I'm always looking for something new to give the girls as a treat. They are so spoiled! Thanks for the help.
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  6. BitsyB

    BitsyB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cheese is on the list of the many delicious foods my chickens get. Not everyday or anything, but in winter I feel they need a bit more fat and protein since they're not able to forage for worms and bugs.
     

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