How do I spoil thee? Let me count the ways!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by CedarCrestFarm, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. CedarCrestFarm

    CedarCrestFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Last night after spending $75.00 at the grocery store buying for my flock (Kale, Fruit, Alfalfa Sprouts, Herbs, "Super Salad" Quinoa and Oatmeal) I thought it might be fun to start a thread! How do you spoil your chickens? What great foods do you offer in winter when foraging is out of the question?
     
  2. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give them a TON of veggies (BFF runs a high end restaurant and she brings me all their trimmings so I have a never ending supply that's ever changing). I usually give them organic scratch mixed with dried mealworms before bed. I also sprout various seed mixtures for them, as well as BOSS (they go nuts for the spouted BOSS). Sometimes they get stale bread as a treat.

    Last night they got a mix of cauliflower, bell pepper, dino kale, clover sprouts, and Brussels sprouts.
     
  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    I give them warm rice and oatmeal in the mornings and brings snack in the afternoons. [​IMG]
     
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  4. threescompany

    threescompany Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning was sooo cold. I made oatmeal with some raisins, herbs, little cayenne pepper and scratch. Thought that might warm them up. They also had some grapes, kale and some chickweed I harvested before the hard freeze.
     

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