feeding chickens scrap meat

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mikeyp, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. mikeyp

    mikeyp New Egg

    during the slaughter season I end up with several hundred pounds of fresh meat trimmings such as fat,livers, ect. can I run this stuff through my grinder, freeze it and feed it to my flock? thanks
  2. Tweeza

    Tweeza Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2008
    New England
    What kind of meat? I have feed my hens the organ meat of rabbits. I just chopped it up and fed it. I probably should have cooked it but didn't think about it at the time. Grinding it up and cooking it like little burger patties with egg to bind it sounds like a nice treat. Maybe add a little oatmeal also.

    I will admit, I'm not an expert...yet.
  3. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Yes, you can! [​IMG]
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    We freeze venison scraps and organ meat so we can feed it to our chickens over the winter. I seldom cook it, just thaw it, chop it, and feed it to them raw.

    I also confess that most times when someone gives me venison, I feed it to the chickens. Most folks don't prep the meat as well as we do, and I don't like the taste. I always cook that meat before I give it to my birds. Just because I don't know how well it was cleaned.

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