Giving Dogfood to Chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RobinZ, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. RobinZ

    RobinZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a question, sometimes my picky Yorkie won't eat his "Little Ceasar Dog Food" (small tray of wet dog food), if it sits a little too long he won't eat it. Is it ok to give it to the chickens? All girls are laying now, and it wouldn't be too often. Will it effect the egg's taste? Thanks for responses in advance.
     
  2. detali

    detali Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, it shouldn't affect the taste any at all.
     
  3. TexasVet

    TexasVet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't hesitate to feed it to mine. For a treat, or to get everybody back in the pen, I toss mine that semi-moist, looks-like-hamburger dog food. They love it!

    Kathy, Bellville TX
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  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    It has been posted that dog food is high in salt, which is not good for chickens. I don't know if it is true, and I'm sure different dog foods have different amounts. I would think a little would not hurt them.

    Imp
     

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