Leftover prime rib!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by coolcanoechic, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    I made the most perfect prime rib on Monday. There was some left over today...not enough for another meal. I decided to chop some up to see if the girls would like it. Well, I should have known! It is the first time that I have ever seen them chase each other for pieces of a treat! There are only two of them so they always share nicely.....but not today! It was every chicken for herself!
    In a way, I'm glad they went for it. The temps are going to go down to about 10 degrees tonight and I wanted to make sure their bellies were very full before going to bed to help them stay warm. They don't sleep together on the roost. Roxie prefers a nesting box while Shirley prefers the roost.
    Anyway, it was a delight to see them like a treat so much![​IMG]
  2. macdoogle2

    macdoogle2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2011
    San Diego
    Spoiled hens!
  3. Chemguy

    Chemguy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2011
    Springfield, Ohio
    My chicks love the ocassional bits of beef or pork. Mine go crazy for it, just like you described. I've been banned from ever giving chicken to the chickens, and I abide by the ban in order to maintain peace.
  4. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    I guess I do spoil them. I go out every morning at 3 am to wake them and turn their light on. They don't get to go out until I get home from work in the afternoon. I always come out to clean the coop with a treat in my hand when I get home from work. They always greet me with lots of clucks and bouncing off the door that lets them out. When I open the door, they practically stand on top of my feet looking for something to eat. Ha ha....It is so much fun. It's a nice time out for me when I get home from work.[​IMG]
  5. MedChicken

    MedChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 25, 2011
    Virginia (Zone 7)
    Nice! I give mine leftover beef ribs. They clean the leftover meat off the bones, which then go to the dog. (If I just gave the bones to the dog with the leftover meat on them, he would insist on chewing on them in the middle of the living room rug, and it's REALLY hard to clean BBQ sauce of a white carpet... This way he still gets the bones to chew, but no sauce on the carpet.)
  6. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:You have a white living room carpet? [​IMG] And a dog?!? [​IMG] Wow! You are brave! [​IMG]
  7. MedChicken

    MedChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 25, 2011
    Virginia (Zone 7)
    The carpet was there when we bought the house this summer. We covered as much as possible with a rug...

    Edited for grammar.
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2011
  8. NanaLantana

    NanaLantana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2011
    Lantana, Florida
    I would have made the leftovers into stroganoff and eaten it myself!
  9. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2011
    Katy, TX
    Chickens are the garbage disposals of the animal world, along with hogs.

    They aren't picky! [​IMG]

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