Thank you Bawkinghen!! I read about someone making extra spaghetti just so they can give the leftovers to their chickensI've heard they should t have salty foods and I always season my food well, so I don't ever really give my chickens leftovers...except maybe plain cooked spaghetti noodles.
THANK YOU MOUNTAIN PEEPS!!! That's a great list. I'm saving it for future reference!!Most leftovers you can feed them. But, of course, there are some foods to avoid at all costs. These include:
Avocado-Avocado has a fatty acid in it called “persin” which sadly can be fatal to chickens and sometimes other birds.
Green Areas of Potatoes, Peels and Potato Sprouts
Leaves from Tomato, Pepper, Potato, Eggplant or Nightshade Plants
Potatoes-Surprisingly, potatoes contain solanine which causes diarrhea, heart failure and kills red blood cells. However, sweet potatoes do not contain this substance and are perfectly fine and dandy to feed to your flock. Sweet potato fries are also fine as long as they aren’t salted.
Processed Foods and Sweets
Raw, Dry Beans
Raw Peanuts and Other Nuts
Rhubarb leaves-Rhubarb leaves surprisingly contain oxalic acid which is poisonous to chickens.
Very interesting to know. I had posted this question on another forum just a few minutes ago. What does nuts, dried fruit do to them? I gave them some today...oops.