Flock Blocks- they are tasty!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chicknmania, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    TSC had them on sale for $10.00. Our chickens like them, although it took them a few days to figure it out,
    cause the block is hard. Something new for them, and entertainment, too.
     
  2. TreeHugger

    TreeHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love them. I always keep one in the chicken house. They seem to last quite a while and nothing is wasted!
     
  3. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to look for some of those next time at the TSC.
     
  4. TeamChaos

    TeamChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got one and my girls polished it off in no time flat! I'm sure it was delicious but I think I'm going to hold out on buying anymore until winter time.
     
  5. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does the Molasses make them sticky at all?
    Just wandering how they would hold up the the overfluff of a heavy bearded silkie?
    I had one of those blue tubs for the horses, they loved it but the Molasses in them made EVERYTHING sticky for weeks! YUCK!
     
  6. 4 luv of eggs

    4 luv of eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The blocks are hard and don't seem like they're sticky. Mine love them too but they're only 8 % protein. I'm afraid it will mess with their protein requirements so I've been supplimenting with leftover meats.
     
  7. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since they don't last too long, do you feel like they are worth the money?? I saw them at my feed store and almost got one for my girls.
     
  8. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Off topic, but I just saw that you registered here on BYC on my Bday! [​IMG]
     
  9. baileychic

    baileychic Out Of The Brooder

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    I wanted to buy one but I was worried about the critters helping themselves to it.... Anyone else have this problem? And can you leave it outside? Or do you keep it in the coop with their regular food.
     
  10. 4 luv of eggs

    4 luv of eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! Happy belated Bday. I see that you're in MD too.

    I got my flock block on Sunday and my 16 girls have been steady at it. It's still more than half there so I think it's worth it. I've gotten kinda chicken crazy so I'll buy them anything if I can afford it.
     

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