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Cottage Cheese

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Q-tip the indoor chicken, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Q-tip the indoor chicken

    Q-tip the indoor chicken Chirping

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    I tried introducing the chicks to cottage cheese...I think they are afraid of it
     
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  2. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land Premium Member

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    mix some oatmeal mildly warm or put it in a metal pan ?
     
  3. Ming Ming

    Ming Ming Chirping

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    warm it up or mix it with some chick starter
     
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  4. imnukensc

    imnukensc Songster

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    Why would you give your chicks/chickens cottage cheese?
     
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  5. Ming Ming

    Ming Ming Chirping

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    I was thinking the same thing but I just went with it
     
  6. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land Premium Member

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    There is not reason they cannot have cottage cheese not a steady diet but occasionally
     
  7. imnukensc

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    While that may certainly be true, that wasn't the question.
     
  8. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Why not chicken starter or an all flock feed? Treats are vastly over-rated, IMO. Chickens tend to be lactose intolerant, so why push it? Mary
     
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    as long as she did it let them have it but not encourage it again right
     
  10. SuperMyke

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    There is calcium and salt in Cottage cheese and it has a huge amount of protein. IMO if your birds are in need of supplemental nutrients and they can handle it, go for it. I do not do it all the time but as a special treat for them. My birds love it and will come running for Cottage Cheese. I like it too! :lol:
     

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