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Eating Kitchen Scraps?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Rosella25, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. Rosella25

    Rosella25 New Egg

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    Hi helpers, ive recently saved/bought some caged chickens. They are now really happy in their new home and big garden, but they are still mainly eating pellets, any advice on how to get them to eat the kitchen scraps?
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! The pellets are very good for them, and they need time to transition to their new life. Offer small amounts of the goodies, and over time they will figure it out. Mary
     
  3. yyz0yyz0

    yyz0yyz0 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    try putting a small amount of kitchen scraps in a bowl and sprinkling pellets over the scraps. They'll be drawn to the pellets and find the scraps at the same time
     
  4. Rosella25

    Rosella25 New Egg

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    Thanks helpers. It did take them about a week to suss out scraps. Now they love them! Very happy chookies.
     

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