Is it safe to feed almond meal?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by thumper76, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. thumper76

    thumper76 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just made a batch of almond milk and was wondering if is it safe to give my hens the left over almond meal. It is ground up almonds, vanilla bean and dates. TIA
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I think that is a resounding yes on the almonds and dates - your chickens should love it!! Unsure on the vanilla bean but I don't know why it would hurt them
     
  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    All I can say is, lucky chickens! Both nuts, vanilla beans, and dates are perfectly fine for the chooks.

    ~ Aspen
     
  4. ehealyw

    ehealyw New Egg

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    You asked my EXACT question! I also add cinnamon to mine, any idea if that is safe too?
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Yes, cinnamon is actually very healthy for chickens. It acts as a breathing stimulate and immune booster.
     
  6. GreenSoul

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    I am so excited to hear this is ok for them I hate waste so this will be good use of my almond pulp!
     
  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    If you use real cinnamon (Ceylon) there are a number of benefits for using it but the cinnamon that most stores have is cassia and it less "potent" and may not have all the health benefits as Ceylon.
     
  8. cicknmama

    cicknmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love this website! Just made a batch of almond milk and was wondering the same thing, only I sweetened mine with honey. Any objection to that?
     
  9. CabSauv

    CabSauv New Egg

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    Yay!!! I was searching this very question! I make a batch of almond milk weekly and im running out if things to do with the almond meal! Are there any other nuts they should avoid? I usually make a blend of hazelnut, Brazil nut, coconut flesh, cashews and almonds. If any of that is a problem I can easily eliminate it from my milk.
     
  10. Kitty525

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    Could I feed almond milk, to my newborn duckling, Its only a day old, and I don't have feed delivered yet, ethier,but I have a nursering bottle.
     
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