Light Bread

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by super rooster, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. super rooster

    super rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    I get a truckload of lightbread once a week or two. I feed to the cows and the hogs, Is it ok to feed someto the chickens to cut down the cost. It usuall is bread, cakes, honey buns, etc........................Not moldy just a day or 2 out of date
     
  2. chi-rn

    chi-rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not very nutritious. May cut down on egg production; can lead to fatty liver, shorter lifespan.
     
  3. homesteadapps

    homesteadapps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most breads contain about 9% protein and are fine as a filler.

    To figure protein percent just divide protein grams by serving size grams.
     
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  4. super rooster

    super rooster Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats what i was thining just giving a little extra with there layer. I think they will come to enjoy it this winter
     
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Bread is ground wheat. Not a balanced diet, but certainly won't hurt them as a treat.
     
  6. Americana

    Americana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Chickens love bread! They come running for it! [​IMG]
     

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