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Feeding Hens Dog Kibble?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by heartwork city, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. heartwork city

    heartwork city Out Of The Brooder

    May 12, 2015
    Central Coast, CA
    Hi everyone! I have 6 (5) month old hens. I also have a very picky chihuahua! I bought my dog food she will NOT eat. It's high quality. Can I feed the hard dog kibble to my hens? Thx for feedback!
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    People feed meat and cat food, I'm sure a bit of dog food is okay, I would see if they would eat it, but not too much at a time.
  3. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2013
    X2. I give a little dog or cat kibble as a treat. When the birds are molting I give a little more as the extra protein seems to help them grow feathers.

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