Edamame as a treat

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Snipes, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. Snipes

    Snipes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unsalted edamame beans look and feel so much like peas, and they are packed with protein! Are they a good treat? Is soy ok for ducks?
     
  2. toadbriar

    toadbriar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny you ask, I just gave mine some as their evening treat [​IMG] the ones I have are fully cooked, frozen. so I thawed them. The ducks seem to want me to pop em out of the pods for them. Spoiled! Pretty sure there's soy in many of the feeds. I think the thing with beans (not green beans but the others) is they have to have been cooked to alter some chemical compounds.
     
  3. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yep raw soy contains a Trypsin inhibitor, Heat of cooking breaks it down.
     
  4. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    They're an excellent treat-I like them with beer.
     
  5. LuckyDuck411

    LuckyDuck411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] ME TOO!!! I've always got them in the freezer! Now I know I can share them with the ducks! Just maybe not the beer
     

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