Feeding Chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by girls and guineas, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. girls and guineas

    girls and guineas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you feed chickens,
    sweet potatoes and the skins??
     
  2. AnimalLady123

    AnimalLady123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read that once they turn green from the sun that they are toxic and I would not try to feed the anything besides grains grit and feed!
     
  3. girls and guineas

    girls and guineas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that regular white potatoes are harmful, but I was wondering about sweet potatoes?? And their peelings?? Would they be a good treat??
     
  4. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you can/could eat it so can they. In the last 4-5 years I have fed them about everything as PART of there diet, including all kinds of potato's and skins.
     
  5. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    My birds get all the kitchen scraps, sometimes there are potatoe skins in there. Mind you, there are regular white potatoes, not sweet potatoes.
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    We have fed cooked potatoes and their skins with no problems to chickens (regular and sweet). I wouldn't feed uncooked though.
     
  7. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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