Feeding Butter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 6KidsFarm, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. 6KidsFarm

    6KidsFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some old real butter can I feed it to my chickens?
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a treat? Sure. I have a bag of livestock dried fat that the horses will not touch but the chickens love it. Hasn't made them fat.
     
  3. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use it with my older hens that have issues keeping weight. I usually cook them something with butter in it (since butter is expensive). If they get their beaks on butter though, they fight over it. Absolutely love it. As treat or weight gain aid, its okay to feed.
     

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