Dog Food?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by emsdial911, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. I have an EE that comes to the front porch every morning and gets her fill of the dog's food. Any one else have chickens that eat dog or cat food?
  2. annep

    annep Songster

    Mar 4, 2011
    With our old chickens, we would throw any cat food that the babies got to and spilled out to the chickens..They loved it..
  3. AKsmama

    AKsmama Songster

    Jun 20, 2010
    South Carolina
    Oh yeah- if there's any cat food where they can get to it, they eat it up. I wouldn't let them eat too much as there could be too much salt in it. I give mine canned cat food as a very occasional treat, but never too much at once and maybe once a month. I think if they get into every once in a while there's no harm done.
  4. Yeah, mine try to eat the dog food. We have started feeding him smaller amounts throughout the day, so his food is not sitting in his bowl outside.
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    I throw mine cat food every now and then.

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