FROZEN CORN TREATS TO BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by iwiw60, May 16, 2014.

  1. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pecking away at an ice block to finally be rewarded with a cold corn kernel is a great way to help chickens keep cool! Just an idea as summer's approaching...talk about easy!

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  2. rnchick74

    rnchick74 Urban Chick Keeper

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    That's a great idea & definitely would beat boredom! I wonder if it would help keep their beak trimmed as well?
     
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  3. sepaditty1

    sepaditty1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great idea!
     
  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, and after I freeze a pan full I'll pop them out and bag them up for the freezer! [​IMG]
     
  5. birdlady79

    birdlady79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great idea!! Do you put them on something when you get ready to feed ?
     
  6. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, pop them on a tray so they can drink the ice water when it melts.

    I make one big frozen block. The larger block lasts longer outside. I also put peas in mine. You can put just about anything in there that your hens like. I think the hens really appreciate it on those hot days.
     
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  7. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    I plan on putting 2-3 of them on an old cookie sheet as they will be slippery little devils!! Hopefully they'll stay on the pan, but I doubt it! [​IMG]
     
  8. buckbye

    buckbye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is so simple, I just might try this. Great ideas, iwiw60 and TheSpiceGirls!
     
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    I just made some with peas! My girls loved them![​IMG]
     
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  10. brookePA

    brookePA Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't wait to try this! My girls are going to love it! Thanks for the idea!!
     

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