coffe grinds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickenteen, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. chickenteen

    chickenteen Out Of The Brooder

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    can i feed chickens my coffe grinds? I hqve qlot from me and my dads drinking of coffe.[​IMG]
     
  2. Plain Old Dee

    Plain Old Dee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can just see my hens bouncing off the walls and roof after eating the coffee grounds! [​IMG]

    Seriously - I woudn't recommend it. I just throw my coffee grounds into the compost heap...
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would put them in a house plant or a compost pile. I wouldn't feed them to any of my animals.
     
  4. dacdeihl

    dacdeihl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't do it. I agree...put it in compost or garden.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Someone mentioned in another post about this to put them around your blueberry bushes.
     
  6. Renee'

    Renee' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it might make your eggs taste crummy. [​IMG]
     
  7. compost pile or garden marrie
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    No..i would not do it..
    The caffeine may kill them.
     
  9. RocketDad

    RocketDad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you let your hens dig the compost later, the coffee grounds will have helped make nice fat worms for them!
     
  10. chickenteen

    chickenteen Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you people.
     

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