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Home made treat cakes

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by albert w, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. albert w

    albert w Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This has probably been discussed before but I couldn't find it so I figured I would post anyway.

    Treat cakes are cheap and easy to make at home. We hang the cakes in the run above some tree branches that we placed in there. The chickens get exercise and entertainment as they climb around to get at the cakes and we get some good chicken watching out of it.

    • 3/4 c. flour
    • 1/2 c. water
    • 3 T. corn syrup
    • 4 c. of scratch mix or treats like nuts and dried fruit

    Mix first three ingredients in a bowl with a whisk
    Add treats and mix thoroughly
    Spread mix into cookie sheet or cake pan lined with wax paper
    Cover with wax paper and compress TIGHTLY with hands or rolling pin
    Set aside for about 5 hours, then cut into squares
    Allow to dry for another six hours
    You're done!
     
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  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Wow! So easy I'll have to try it!
     
  3. beektoria

    beektoria Out Of The Brooder

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    Have to try this...My girls will love 'em! and I will love watching them have fun[​IMG]
     
  4. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for sharing! I think I'll have to try this!
     
  5. albert w

    albert w Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome! Way more entertaining than tv!
     

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