Is Popcorn ok for Chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rebbetzin, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    We had some leftover popcorn.. I have never given it to the chickens, don't know why. But is it an ok treat?
     
  2. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

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    From what I understand it is but only if it has no butter or salt.
     
  3. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    Quote:This batch had Olive Oil and lots of fresh garlic!! If they were laying, I doubt givng them garlic would be a good thing for the taste of fhe eggs.
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Mine loves popcorn, seeds and all!
     
  5. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    It is fine, popped or unpopped. I never understood the butter comment truthfully, but have heard it. Salt I wouldn't worry about much either, as long as it isn't overly salty..

    -Daniel
     
  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Don't use salt, but without butter they gripe at me.
     
  7. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Unless you salted it to death it's fine to feed it as is.
     
  8. mdbokc

    mdbokc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woo Hoooo !!!!!!! Popcorn! Popcorn! Done in coconut oil, of course.
     
  9. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    About once a week a pop up a huge batch for the chickens. I spread it out in the coop for them to find and munch on when it is really cold.
     
  10. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    Thanks everybody!
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