MACARONI?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ginbart, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Can chickens eat cooked macaroni and cheese?
     
  2. akd23237

    akd23237 In the Brooder

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    I'd be afraid that may be too salty 4 them, I'm not sure.
     
  3. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    They sure can!!
     
  4. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Theres not much cheese in it. I don't make good macaroni and cheese. [​IMG]
     
  5. joanc

    joanc Songster

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    My experience so far is that chickens will eat just about anything you give them. If they don't like it they'll spit it out.

    I'm careful about giving them anything with too much salt or sugar. My chickies love it when I give them part of my PB&J or any sandwich. They follow me around until I show them my bare hands. They do learn quickly that anything in your hands is "probably a treat for them"--at least I have taught mine that (not intentionally!).
     
  6. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Songster

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    If I think anything might be too salty or saucy, I just rinse it & out it goes!
     
  7. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing

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    That's my chicken's favorite meal!! They goes nuts over it! Mix some canned (low salt) veggies in and you got one heck of a treat for them!
     
  8. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    OK, I think I will just give them the macaroni and veggies every once and a while.
     
  9. cactus-hen

    cactus-hen Songster

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    My chickens get all leftovers that haven't been eaten in three days. Along with cat food from the meal before. So far the only thing they didn't like was beet greens.
     
  10. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    cactus-hen, do you mean the greens from the top of the beets when you pull them?
     

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