dog kibble?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by artsyrobin, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

    Mar 1, 2009
    Muskogee OK
    hi, is it safe to feed them dog kibble in an emergency? payday is wednesday and we are almost out completely, wondered what options i might have...
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Mix it up. Some kibble is ok. Old vegies, steamed rice, various cereals work good.

    Dog kibble has a meat base where most chicken feeds do not. I wouldn't overload them with it but some is fine.
  3. deanna&rich

    deanna&rich Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2009
    chimacum, WA
    Same with us: out of feed today, couldn't get to the feed store.

    My birds feasted on: Whole grain multigrain organic bread (stale, cut into little squares) which was soaked in water with a scoop of yogurt for breakfast; For dinner they had cooked wholegrain brown rice with torn-up stale tortillas (also all organic) and purple cabbage leaves, and some applesauce. Plus, they free-ranged all day.

    All of these things are good natural foods for them: seeds, grains, veggies, ...well, maybe not yogurt, but they like it alot.

    Good luck - for healthy but peculiar foods, just pretend it's a holiday party!!

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