Feed brown rice to chickens

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

  1. cuteychickens15

    cuteychickens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 7, 2015
    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

    Dec 15, 2014
    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

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    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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