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Corn?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Attack Chicken, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Is it ok to feed your full grown chickens whole corn kernals? I gave some to mine today and they really liked them.
     
  2. BethinIrving

    BethinIrving Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine get dried cracked corn, and cooked whole kernel corn.

    And other grains are mixed in along with medicated crumbles.
     
  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Is it ok to give them dried whole kernals?
     
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    If there adult an can get to grit of some kind then yea they can eat it. I like to soak it a little. Hole corn stores better than cracked corn
     
  5. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Ok thanks! Was just wondering because I still feel it in my roo's crop. And they do have grit.
     
  6. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    corn will not hurt chickens. I've fed it to standards and bantams my whole life.

    Too much and they will get too much body fat and could die (cochins are especially sensitive to this, as they are lazy [​IMG] ) or hens will go broody much more easily.
     
  7. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    oo I've been trying to get one of my leghorn girls to go broody lol. I guess corn is on their menu now [​IMG]
     
  8. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm Premium Member

    Quote:Best of luck to ya on that [​IMG]
     
  9. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    My birds love it and keeps them full longer.
     

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