Cooked rice question...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Happy Camper, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. Happy Camper

    Happy Camper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can birds (chickens, ducks and turkeys) eat cooked rice? Say a couple times a week? I have never feed scrapes before, but I do have lots of cooked rice leftovers during the week and was just wondering.

    PS- We cook rice w/ a little oil. Would that affect them?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yes birds can eat cooked rice, a couple times a week.

    I would keep it to a treat, rather than a staple part of their diet.

    Imp

    ETA- A little oil is not a problem.
     
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  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think rice would be fine. I think it would make an ok snack but I would not feed them too much white rice as it was almost no nutritional value and you dont want them eating too much of that over feed.
     
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  4. Happy Camper

    Happy Camper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, thanks!
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I give my chickens rice as a treat!
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