Is there any warm foods I could feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dani813, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. dani813

    dani813 Out Of The Brooder

    May 18, 2008
    My girls have been chilly in the mornings, and I thought maybe a nice warm meal would make them feel better. Does anyone have suggestions on what they might enjoy?
  2. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I cook scratch in the rice cooker. One part scratch, two parts water. It makes a warm, fluffy delicious smelling meal & the hens love it.

    You can also give them cooked oatmeal.

    ps. welcome to BYC
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2008
  3. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    Mine love apple cinnamon oatmeal.
  4. LuckysMom

    LuckysMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2007
    South Carolina
    I have mixed Layena with water and warmed it up in the microwave. It makes a nice warm mash that the chickens love. I'm just not doing it right now because I have chicks that are about 7 weeks old in the flock and I don't want them eating it.
  5. dani813

    dani813 Out Of The Brooder

    May 18, 2008
    This is great, thanks everyone!
  6. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 14, 2008
    Moulton Iowa
    Ours just got a pan of oatmeal. [​IMG]
  7. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2007
    ID/WA border
    Quote:Ditto on cooking scratch in the rice cooker. And, ditto on the "welcome to BYC!"

    I increase the protein of the scratch by putting in dry peas or chickpeas. And, since those should really be cooked before feeding . . . . [​IMG]

  8. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    our girls love oatmeal, and mashed potatoes
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    well..i dont know if it was healthy/safe for them..but today i mixed up some grits and yellow corn meal with water and nuked it..then i added some butternut squash and wild bird seed to the mixture...they loved it!..[​IMG]....i hope the corn meal was safe for their crops?....
  10. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I give mine brown rice with some egg scrambled in it warm. They love it.

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