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Feed brown rice to chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cuteychickens15, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. cuteychickens15

    cuteychickens15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I have cooked some brown rice in a pan and then left it to cool in a bowl, I look at it now and it seems to have little bits of something stuck to each of the bits of rice. Is that fine ? I am worried if that stuff is supposed to come off while cooking ? Also the rice is about one year old, is it okay ? Please tell me the truth, I have fed my chicks a few pinches worth of rice because i was worried if it was dangerous.
    Thanks for reading
     
  2. TalkALittle

    TalkALittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The rice is fine. That's what brown rice is supposed to look like. Your birds will love it. If you are feeding chicks then just give them a bit at a time. Rice alone isn't a balanced feed so treat it like a snack.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I would eat it myself, and it's fine to feed to your birds. They'll love it as a treat.
     

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