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How do you spoil your chickens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Leah567, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My chickens are really spoiled! I spoil them with lots of treats like Bread, fruit, veggies, etc. Also, in the summer time we put a fan in their coop to keep them cool. They love it! Do I spoil them too much? How does everyone else spoil their chickens?
     
  2. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    I give them a fan in the summer too. We give them Bread apples anything that is leftover.:D
     
  3. sassysarah123

    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    Well everthing that they can have.
     
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    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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    :goodpost:
     
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    sassysarah123 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    When it's really hot, I put a fan in the windows to draw out stale air. I also give them foot baths when it nears 100 and beyond.
    In winter, I add just enough heat for roosters that the frostbite is limited. I try to keep buildings with mature Mediterranean roosters above 10F.
    We feed all of our leftovers but with sometimes nearing 100 chickens, they each don't get much.
    Giving too much isn't a good thing. Bread can be pretty high in salt and not particularly nutritious.
    If you are giving a lot of fruit, vegetable and bread type treats to a few hens, you could be cutting the crude protein intake significantly.
     

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