Just a simple question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by HOTONE, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. HOTONE

    HOTONE Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a house chicken and she has been eating a lot of bread. Can you feed to much bread to a chicken? She also eats layer pellets and dog food. She loves to eat anything....thank all!
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    A little bread is fine, but you want to make sure at least 75% of her diet is from her nutritionally balance pellets. If you love giving you chicken treats (which I love to do) try to give them in really small pieces.

    Here is a link to a treat chart with some other treat ideas that may be more healthy than bread but generally should still be only a small part of the over all diet:https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-treat-chart-the-best-treats-for-backyard-chickens
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2012
  3. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't give them to many treats!!!! that's a hard one for me too!!!
     
  4. blueeyeddemon

    blueeyeddemon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ikr
     
  5. PAchickengirl

    PAchickengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just as my son tries to eat too many treats, he wants to give too many to the chickens, too. Lol. I have to hide e leftover bread and sunflower seeds!
     

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