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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

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    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

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    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

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    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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