Green tea for chickens???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by RooptyDoo, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I was outside yesterday enjoying the nice weather and my chickens of course [​IMG] and I had a glass of green tea. Soooo my really really spoiled barred rock hen jumped up on my lap and got a drink of my green tea. I put the rest of what was left in my glass in a a small chick waterer and my girls LOVED it. My question is is it ok to give them green tea in their waterer instead of water every now and then or is that a big no no?
     
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  2. sillybirds

    sillybirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, I just make my chickens espresso each morning... just joking! [​IMG] (And I thought my chickens were spoiled!)
     
  3. Kung Foo Chicken

    Kung Foo Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    It'll be on if they tried to take my green tea!
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  4. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hhmmm.. wonder what THOSE eggs will be like????
     
  5. bulldog-girl

    bulldog-girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't imagine it would be bad for them if it was homemade tea(tea bags of pure green tea) with no sugar. I have some green tea I got at Costco you make yourself. I bet my girls would love it.
     
  6. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't let my birds have anything with caffeine in it. I do let them have some of my herbal teas, sometimes.
     

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