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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pooh731, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. pooh731

    pooh731 Chirping

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    Is it alright to feed my chickens raw hamburger meat and hot dogs. They really like this for their treats, we have switched them to dads fishing worns sometimes.
     

  2. goldtopper

    goldtopper Songster

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    Oh yeah. Mine eat burger, meal worms, chicken...last night they ripped apart a tree frog!
     
  3. yinzerchick

    yinzerchick Songster

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    Mine love hot dogs, (raw) and tuna. Besides soooo many other things...[​IMG]
     
  4. pooh731

    pooh731 Chirping

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    I feed my chickens cooked rice for the first time last night and they loved it.
     
  5. Merryment

    Merryment Chirping

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    Our got a couple of 'pinky' squirrel babies that must have fallen out of the nest. They were at their velociraptor best. [​IMG]
     
  6. GordieH

    GordieH In the Brooder

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    Chickens are opportunistic feeders.
     
  7. dragonlair

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    I get meat scraps from the meat shop for my dogs. I feed them to the chickens also. Since the scraps are very fatty, they will be a great source of energy this winter!

    My girls love canned cat and dog food, tuna, and just about any meat I give them. The only thing they won't eat is dead rodent.
     
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