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Ground black pepper in feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ChickenMamma, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. ChickenMamma

    ChickenMamma Hatching

    Jun 12, 2010
    My cousin just told me her dad always put black pepper in his chicken feed (she didn't say how much). Has anyone ever heard of this? What is it good for? How much would you use?

  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I've heard of cayenne pepper to boost egg production, & white pepper as a wormer. Maybe black pepper does one or both? [​IMG]

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