Chicken Broth Discarded Remains...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by AvaCabo, May 21, 2019.

  1. I make my own Chicken Broth in the Instant Pot. The solids (veggies, spices, etc) that remain...are they OK to feed to the chicks? I have made them into squares to freeze and then planned to put them in the suet hanging piƱata. Thoughts? Brand new Chick Mom, please don't roast me. Thanks.
  2. Red-Stars-in-RI

    Red-Stars-in-RI Songster

    Mar 24, 2014
    Rhode Island
    I feed my hens the broth making scraps regularly. They're full grown or fairly grown chickens, though...probably wouldn't feed it to very young chicks.
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  3. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think

    Apr 17, 2012
    Coffee shop
    As long as they have chick grit, go ahead.
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  4. They're approximately 8 weeks...
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  5. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    8 weeks, feed those kids some broth! :)
  6. Virginia and James

    Virginia and James Songster

    Dec 20, 2017
    Western North Carolina
    Another IP user!
    Yep, kiddos get the scraps all the time. Good grit and no problems.
    But they're maybe a tiny bit spoiled? Or so the hubs says.
  7. ALL of my fur and feathered babies are spoiled! However, my human kids (25yo and 22yo) are also spoiled :)
  8. Terri O

    Terri O Crowing

    My birds get everything left over from the kitchen! I would think babies would like this too...just not too much if they are still really little!

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