Goldfish...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by howfunkyisurchicken, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a goldfish pond thats become a tad overpopulated. I dont really want to go through the hassle of trying to sell or give them away, so I was thinking about feeding some of them to my chickens. Do you all think this would be okay? These are all healthy, good sized fish and most of them were born and raised in my pond. If this does sound like a good idea, shoud I just give them the whole fish or take the heads off and insides out? I think the smallest goldfish in my pond is about 4-5 inches. I thought they might be a great source of protein for my feather babies. So, what do you think?
     
  2. CluckyJay

    CluckyJay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed fish whole. They should love them. You can always chop them up, ifin' ya wanna.
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you :)
     
  4. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a small pond with goldfish. When the chickens discovered it, one actually fell into the pond trying to get to the fish. Silly chicken!! Luckily I was nearby & could get her out.
     

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