Feeding chicken to the chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Karens62, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Karens62

    Karens62 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two leftover fried chicken breasts that I want to give the girls tomorrow. Do I need to pull it apart or can I just toss the entire breast into the run?
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Toos 'em in-there'll be nothing left but bones in no time.
     
  3. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    Just toss it in, They will pick at it till there isn't anything left but bones. You can just take out the bones later. I do it all the time. Thanksgiving is a real treat. After I pick off what I want I just toss the carcass in the coop and they have at it. Nothing goes to waste.
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Toss and run.... [​IMG]

    Chris
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    *sigh*

    You guys make me wish I could do that - it would be so lovely, but I have a thieving dachshund who would find a way to get those poultry bones. He already steals melon rinds (or pieces before the birds make the into only rinds!) and tomatoes and things he thinks should be his.... only because I gave them to the chickens!

    Luckily, he hasn't figured out what's so tasty about BOSS. He DOES try to sneak some chicken feed now and then. Little bastid.
     
  6. Karens62

    Karens62 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the info, Breakfast should be fun!
     
  7. pdxblossom

    pdxblossom Out Of The Brooder

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    Am I the only one who thinks feeding chicken to chickens is strange? I can't bring myself to do it . . . and my boyfriend gets freaked out when I feed them scrambled eggs (which I can totally justify).
     
  8. maizey

    maizey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Im with you..im sure its nutritionaly sound..its just protein and some fat... but it wierds me out...*heebiejeebies*
     
  9. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens love chicken! When we grill it up, I save them a piece.
     
  10. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is just wrong to feed chicken to chickens![​IMG]
     

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