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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by redstar14, Aug 13, 2013.
What types of scraps can i feed my chickens
Here is a chart that discusses some treats for chickens:
My flock when they see me coming with my "scrap bowl"
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chickens are omnivores - they will eat anything including other chickens . Some people will even put out a chicken or turkey carcus and have it picked clean. Mostly people give them veggies scraps or leftovers from dinners - try to avoid salty items,
The list of things not to feed to chickens included raw green potato skins. I had not heard of that before.
I wonder if you put the potato skins in the microwave for a couple of minutes would the potato skins be alright for chickens to eat?
I think salt is a common thing to keep away from chickens.
I offer mine tater peels all the time, they're just not that interested. I've heard the green parts can be toxic but I've never worried about it. Mine don't eat onions, either, or citrus or banana peels or avocado peels. Those things just compost into the run.
It's actually green potato skins that are the no-no