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Feeding raw soybeans

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by daisy7, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. daisy7

    daisy7 New Egg

    Sep 24, 2012
    I've read that it's not ok to feed chickens raw soybeans. However, we live right on the farm and we just harvested the field of soybeans next to the coop. There's no way to keep them from gleaning what is left. Does that mean my chickens are doomed if they discover the beans?
  2. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 8, 2008
    Fleetwood, PA
    Most likely they won't even eat them.
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    I've also heard you shouldn't feed it raw as it contains a substance which is slightly poisonous...

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