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ideas needed to get them to eat soaked split peas

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rosegal, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. rosegal

    rosegal Songster

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    I soaked a bunch for human soup....didn't get back to it in time. I had given some to the hens. They wouldn't touch them. Now, what do I do with the rest of them? I thought about grinding them up or even cooking them. What would you do with them if they aren't eating them natural?[​IMG]
     

  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    Dried beans can be toxic.

    Cook them first. They will eat them then.
     
  3. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Songster

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    I thought beans and peas were not in the same family. For example a huge part of pigeon diet is dried peas. field peas, pigeon peas, cow peas (black eyed crowder types)
     

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