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country ham/ham bone

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by beepbeepinajeep, May 11, 2009.

  1. beepbeepinajeep

    beepbeepinajeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it ok to feed the flock country ham (wondered b/c it is salted) or the ham bone (it was sliced too).
    Thanks:)
     
  2. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no that would not
    the bones may sliver off and how would they swallow that much bone
    remembering the crop hole and the gizzard hole is very small and slivers of bone will poke holes in them and cause body fluids to seep in

    also the salt should be boiled in water with dry beans to get the salt out of the ham
    I don't feel it is good chicken feed
     
  3. beepbeepinajeep

    beepbeepinajeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought. I just thought I would ask since DH was insistent it was OK. (the kids left some country ham on their plates last night after chewing on it) I felt like the bone probably wasn't a safe choice.
     

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