Mash?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Horsewell, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Horsewell

    Horsewell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Living in England, it tents to get very cold over the winters, and I was wondering if theres a mash or something (like chick feed) i could give them to keep them warm during the cold days.
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Some people over here give their flocks warm oatmeal or cooked rice. You can also get the laying mash and mix in some warm water with it until it forms a rough paste.
     
  3. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    Oatmeal, cream of wheat, or any other hot cereal/mash that's made from grain would probably make your chickens happy. You can even add treats to it like fruits and veggies. They're pretty easy to please when it comes to a warm meal. [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Can you get finely ground corn? That's what I mix with warm water to make their mash. Sometimes I sprinkle black oil sunflower seeds or kernels of fresh corn into it.
     

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