Cottage Cheese

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ColtHandorf, Jul 16, 2019.

  1. ColtHandorf

    ColtHandorf Crowing

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    I've never fed it to them before but my roommate got a salad from Braum's last night that came with cottage cheese and was just horrified...lol I'm pretty sure I've seen people feed it to their chickens before so I had her put it in the fridge. Have any of you given it to your chickens? Did they like it?
     
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  2. Downtown Chickens

    Downtown Chickens Chirping

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    Yes, they will it. It is fine in small amounts to feed dairy.
     
  3. CatWhisperer

    CatWhisperer Songster

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    I don’t think chickens have enzymes to digest dairy. If you give them very much it will cause diarrhea.
     
  4. BlueBaby

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    I have feed some to mine before, but I had mixed it up into some wet feed for them.
     
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  5. ColtHandorf

    ColtHandorf Crowing

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    Well maybe I'll just let the dogs have it over their breakfast tomorrow then. I'd rather throw veggie scraps to them. They like that better anyway.
     
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  6. casportpony

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    Mine like it. :oops:
     
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  7. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Yes and yes.:D
     
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  8. BantyChooks

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    My flock has eaten cottage cheese remnants from kitchen scraps before with no issues. They quite enjoyed it.
     
  9. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Mini Minx would rip your hand off for a bit of smoked Orkney cheddar.:rolleyes::lol:
     
  10. BantyChooks

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    My birds would organize a hostile takeover of my kitchen if they only knew that I kept cheese stored in the fridge!
     

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