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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jforsness, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. jforsness

    jforsness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a treat, I occasionally give the 3 B's a little bit o' cooked chicken. Does anyone else do this? Is it right? Just curious as they love the taste of chicken (and cheese). [​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    If you choose to feed it, it's a good source of protein for them. They only look at it as food, not their great aunt Betsy.
     
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    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens go ga-ga over canned cat food. I will occassionally give them a treat of Wal_mart canned "fish-type" catfood. When they hear the can open they come running.
     
  4. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We let ours pick over whatever makes it past the dogs and cat. Somewhere out there on the ranch is a chicken foot they ran off with, that they got ahold of at butchering time. It was a little morbid to see them all chasing after the thief with a leg hanging out of its beak.
     
  5. jforsness

    jforsness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Re-assuring replies - thank you [​IMG]

    My wife is vegetarian and gives me 'the look' when I treat my B's with a little tasty chickie snack. I say "hey, they're omnivores, they don't know the difference"
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I should invite her to my house. She can watch my chooks beat the snot out of a frog by beating it against the wall of the house before they consume it. Now that's gross! [​IMG]
     
  7. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    We feed our flock any well-cooked meat left-overs that we have...chicken included, especially in the winter time.

    Just like alot of things about raising chickens, it purely a personal choice. [​IMG]


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  8. omelette'smom

    omelette'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya-the frog thing is nasty! I never expected them to do that! They chased each other trying to get a turn thrashing the poor thing. I also saw them with a bat (but i didn't let them eat it.)
     

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