Is it safe for my chickens to eat this?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dulcimer lady, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. dulcimer lady

    dulcimer lady Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
    I feel silly even thinking this, but I *hate* wasting anything. I have some hard, crunchy type dog food that my husband bought the dogs and it's not "their" kind [​IMG] and they won't touch it. So now I have a big huge bag of it. Would it be safe to throw out to the chickens as a treat now and then?
  2. walbarbsa

    walbarbsa Songster

    Nov 1, 2008
    Castroville, Texas
    I have chickens free-ranging and when they see me feeding the dogs they come running. I throw just a handful out to them and they're happy. So far they haven't started barking![​IMG]
  3. kla37

    kla37 Songster

    Apr 18, 2010
    Hillsborough, NC USA
    I've resorted to broken up dog biscuits for treats when I'm out. They love it, and I haven't noticed any ill effects. The extra protein might be good for them! [​IMG]

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