Chicken Gingerbread House

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by corliss, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. corliss

    corliss Out Of The Brooder

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    Every Thanksgiving it's one of our traditions to decorate one of those already baked but put-it-together yourself gingerbread houses. My daughter loves our six chickens and thought to make the house for them this year using Cheerios, shredded wheat cereal and bird seed in lieu of the candy. My question is this: what would you use for "glue" to keep these things on the house? I considered molasses or a flour and water paste but I'm not sure if they would be strong enough to keep the walls together. Or is giving our chickens a pre-made house just a bad idea because of the gingerbread ingredients?
     
  2. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Flour and water is probably not strong enough..maybe flour and molasses or honey? I think it's a great idea. U could use cranberries and nuts too.Dried corn would look like bricks.
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Awesome idea! [​IMG] You will have to post pics once you finish it! [​IMG]
     

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