chocolate bad for dogs...chickens too?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by whatthecluck, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. whatthecluck

    whatthecluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give my birds our leftovers....we have nutella and cream cheese on whole wheat that I am staring at....my kiddo dropped his on the ground [​IMG] there is chocolate in the spread....should I just chuck it to the compost? They will fight on any given day for the kids pb&j leftovers so if its not terrible for them I would give it seeing as though theres not a high level of the nutella spread to start with...
     
  2. I would give it to them!
     
  3. whatthecluck

    whatthecluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just as long as chocolate doesn't kill birds...that would be a sad sad day here..I am leaning towards not just "in case" unless someone here has and all was O.K. afterwords [​IMG]
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Chocolate is also very bad for birds. I don't know how much a chicken would need to eat, for it to be a problem.

    In this case, it sounds like a smaller amount of chocolate would be mixed in with a lot of other ingredients. If it's also being eaten by a bunch of adult chickens, it doesn't sound like they'd be getting much actual chocolate, per chicken.
     
  5. whatthecluck

    whatthecluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK...I will just skip it then- thank you [​IMG]
     

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