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Honey Nut Cheerios ?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Tsossamon, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. Tsossamon

    Tsossamon Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2012
    I have a large bag of Honey Nut Cheerios that my kiddos let go stale. Can I feed them to my chickens as a treat?
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    It should not be a problem. You may not want to feed a lot to them all at once since they are sweetened, but some over the course of a few days won't hurt.
  3. cinch920

    cinch920 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2013
    Central Nebraska
    Sure!! Go ahead and toss some to them over a couple days! They'll love a little something different to eat.
  4. BunkyB

    BunkyB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Of course, go for it.May take a day or so to catch on if it is a new treat. I make home made suet all the time for the birds and cheap old cereal is added when I have some available. My chickens go nuts for popcorn as well. In moderation, there are a lot of unique treats you can give the birds... Steve
  5. hockeydad6791

    hockeydad6791 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2013
    Orma WV
    My girls love popcorn!!! I make them a batch every 4 or 5 days. I make it plain using a hot air popper. I'm not sure if microwave popcorn would be good or bad cuz of the butter and salt. They just about bust my kitchen door down when they hear the popper going!!
  6. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

    Dec 16, 2011
    Like scratch'n'peck said, feed in moderation would be good. ;)

    Now excuse me, I'm going to go eat some honey nut cheerios...they sound awfully good right now. ;)
  7. grammyschicks

    grammyschicks New Egg

    May 22, 2015
    We feed ours cheerios a little treat they come up on the porch for sometime during the day,in fact the hens have learned to catch them .Amazing what they can do.:)

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