*** DIY CHICKEN TREATES!! PLEASE SHARE YOUR IDEAS!!! ((VIDEO)) ***

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mat2dong, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. mat2dong

    mat2dong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone!

    My lovely wife made some homemade chicken treats to make the girls nice and happy:) Remember, a less stressed out chicken gives you more eggs and they just love you for it!! Please post your chicken treat ideas so we can all share!!

    She made a video and wanted me to post it on my blog so here it is.
    http://homefarmideas.blogspot.com/2012/11/chicken-treat-chicken-cobbler.html
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Yeah!! I'm not the only one that makes treats for my feathered babies! LOL [​IMG]

    I haven't made any in awhile, but several weeks ago made Birdie Cakes for the babies. I took some pictures, I'll have to post them on here.

    Mine love just about anything...including my fingers and toes. ; )

    ~ Aspen
     
  3. mat2dong

    mat2dong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL!! Well, I think it is so important to treat them because it makes them happy and that is a stress reliever and that means more eggs:)

    Can't wait to see photo's you have!
     
  4. mat2dong

    mat2dong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Come on now, someone has to have some chicken treat ideas:)
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    After adding all the ingredients and stirring them up..
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    In the oven...
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    Fresh out of the oven...Mmmmm
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    A look inside the yummy bird cake...
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    A pound cake for chickens...!
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    Store bought Forage Cake vs. Homemade Forage Cake....you decide! [​IMG]
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    ~ Aspen
     
  6. mat2dong

    mat2dong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow!! Great idea:)

    So, you going to list the ingredients;) PLEASE!!!
     
  7. Nutcase

    Nutcase Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I combine semolina n water to make a fine dough and add chopped grass and mixed seeds - pop into the oven and they r ready in no time!
     
  8. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I made quite a bit as I have lots of feathered friends...so if you have just a few birds you may need to cut this in half.

    4 scoops Layer Pellets
    Handful of chopped greens
    Handful of fresh Herbs
    A few handfuls of BOSS, dog food (or cat food/Manna Pro), Oyster shell, cornmeal, and so on. I think I had about 1/2 dozen eggs mixed in, shells and all, add milk and vola! You can use water instead, but we had some older milk that needed to be used so I used that instead of water. There is really no recipe, just kind of what ever you have on hand at the moment. I got to where I'd clean out the 'fridge once a week or so and make a big birdie cake out of whatever lefts overs I had. My babies loved it!


    ~ Aspen
     
  9. mat2dong

    mat2dong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, right on!! I'll bet it smells good too when you're cooking it! One more question, what's the mix ratio?
     
  10. mat2dong

    mat2dong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great idea thank you!!! You make any other treats for your girls?
     

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