Corn on the cob?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by StrayMagnet, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. StrayMagnet

    StrayMagnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I know chickens can have corn on the cob.. I have some ears left over we did not eat for dinner.. (didnt boil one). and the other I didnt finish. i just rinsed off the butter.

    is it ok to put it in with the Momma and her chicks? n let them pick at it? or is it just ok for mom to have it? want to be sure before I go toss it in the trash. if they will eat it then I'll be happy to let them have it
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Let 'em have it. [​IMG]
     
  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    They will love it! The chicks probably won't get a lot off of the cob but they will have fun trying. [​IMG]
     
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't even have gone to the trouble of washing off the butter. When we have sweet corn all the cobs go right into the chicken yard and they work it down to the "bones".
     
  5. StrayMagnet

    StrayMagnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:First off I didnt eat the entire corn. ther eis still corn on the cob ., and well it was the salt i put on it that i was more worried about. the other corn cob I never made beacuse I didnt see the point of making 1 lone ear of corn. but cool tomarrow when I go out to feed, head count and talk to my lil flock I will toss in one of the cobs.. and put the other in the fridge for tomarrow.. let mommy and her lil Chicks pck at the one first. when their done I will have another waiting.
     
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  6. StrayMagnet

    StrayMagnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I just notice woodmort your from oxford ny!!! thats my neck of the woods. I was born n raised in Endicott ny!!! Just moved to ga 5 yrs ago.. MAN I miss NY and SPEDIES!!
     
  7. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a fantastic idea. For some reason that had never occurred to me, and we eat corn on the cob all the time. Learn something new everyday.[​IMG]
     
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  8. GARYZZ1

    GARYZZ1 Out Of The Brooder

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  9. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

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    Chickens love scraps like that. Whether it be corn cobs, melon rinds, banana peels, or the skins of any kind of fruit, they love it.
     
  10. StrayMagnet

    StrayMagnet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tossed in one of the ears and chick chick had no intrest yet. she ran to it to check it out. so did the chicks but when she turn an walked a way. they did too lol. mabey she will eat it later
     

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