Kobe Chicken (aka giving chickens beer)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by VetsJetsnGuns, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. VetsJetsnGuns

    VetsJetsnGuns Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you let chickens drink beer, or is it true that they have no method like burping, to expell the co2?

    I've read that kobe cattle are given a lot of beer, and that's part of what makes them so tender.

    Course, I think chicken meat woulld have to 'fat marble' like beef does for this to work...
     
  2. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
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    The Kobe cows also spend a large portion of the day getting massaged. Are you going to start rubbing you chickens down too? [​IMG]

    (I want to be reincarnated as a Kobe cow!)
     
  3. utahmethodist

    utahmethodist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm......that could solve my problem of them cackling loudly in the morning. If they're hung over and sleep in...........

    [​IMG]
     
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    OK I'm gonna get in trouble for this one but I'll share...

    I have poored Coors Light into my hand and given the hens a sip.
    It was more a curiousity thing but they seemed to love it. [​IMG]

    The big problem now is beer is always missing from the fridge
    and I hear loud parties out in the coop.
     
  5. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens have taken half my yard, all of my time!
    They are not getting my beer too!
     
  6. brandywine

    brandywine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, yes, PC, but the OP asked about letting the chickens have beer.

    Actually, I wanna know the answer to this one, re: carbon dioxide and hen belching.

    We'll be making beer here next year. I'm guessing all the waste products from brewing will make fabulous chicken feed.
     
  7. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    As long as you can keep the girls away from the local frat house, feeding them beer doesn't lead to long-term problems.

    Tequila, on the other hand...
     
  8. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He will have to carry them to the feed , water , nest and roost because they will be 3 sheets all the time . [​IMG]
     
  9. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
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    Yeahhhhh..... I don't care how spoiled my chickens get... they're not getting my beer.
     
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    I googled "Do chickens fart" for my kids, and it seems chickens do fart. So I'm guessing they burp as well. Just daintily due to their size. Not fratboy belching the alma mater kind of burps.
     

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