FERMENTED FEEDS...anyone using them?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Beekissed, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give fermented feed,but still keep reg chicken feed out,the reason for this is that while most of my birds love ff (especially my roosters)some of them do not,in particular my silkies they will eat a small amount but prefer reg crumbles.
     
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    Audio51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will all eat it if that is all that is all that is available. It just seems like you lose a lot of the benefit if you still offer the non-fermented in addition to fermented. It took a bout a month for all of mine to really go for it, but they were not offered anything else.
     
  3. chickengirl1193

    chickengirl1193 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do notice that throughout the day they eat a little at a time rather than gorging when I give it in the morning but lately its been freezing before they finish so I put only a little out then give them a little more later and that seems to be working.
     
  4. ten chicks

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    No,unfortunately they will not,i have been giving ff to them long enough to realize that not all birds like the taste. Rather than risk starvation,i always have reg feed out as an option to those that prefer it.
     

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  7. One of my silkies eating ff....... :D
     
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    Mine will eat it,but they do not care for ff,this is why i keep reg feed out also. I would never force any animal to eat something they did not like,my birds have the choice of either ff or crumbles.
     

  9. I don't force mine to eat anything. They took right to it. Mine will gobble up everything :D
     
  10. (And I'm reminded of kids who don't want to eat veggies. ..... although, all my kids like them, lol)
     

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