guess I''ll just chop 'em up!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by growsaposy, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. growsaposy

    growsaposy In the Brooder

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    We live in orchard country and occasionally get some old nuts given to us. I thought my 8mo. old girls would like them but the nuts look kind of big. So since I read here that the hens like almond meal, I guess chopped nuts would be OK. Right? We are getting usually 5 eggs a day from 6 girls and we're very pleased. Just wanna keep them happy. I love all the good hints coming from BYC!

    Growsaposy!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Anything you feed has to be chopped to the size it will fit in the esophagus.
    No hands or teeth.
     
  3. I had to read this just to check the title didn't mean your hens. [​IMG]

    Yes, my girls like nuts. If I'm being lazy I don't chop 'em up, I squash 'em with a brick. (the nuts, not the hens)
     

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