Corn as treat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Rorie, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. Rorie

    Rorie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, just wondering if corn should be fed along with layers pellets, or only as a treat?

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  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    It's really just a treat/scratch grain.
     
  3. Rorie

    Rorie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks :)
     
  4. chiknhurder

    chiknhurder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    During cold weather, a little cracked corn is essential to them for warmth.
     
  5. redsussex

    redsussex New Egg

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    I give it to mine to get them in at night only about a handfull for 2 birds mine get 4 handfulls because I have 8 chickens
     
  6. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine get a coffee can full every day or two as a treat. Doesn't have much protein value, but generates a lot of energy which will help keep them warm.
     

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