morning coffee?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rngrbill, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. rngrbill

    rngrbill Chillin' With My Peeps

    DW just brought up coffee and a question? Can chickens eat/like coffee grounds and should it only be decaf? [​IMG]
  2. Kaeta44

    Kaeta44 Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 14, 2011
    Central Oregon
    Oh yeah. The last thing I need is caffeinated buzzed ducks. Holy Cow, just thinking about it!

    Put the coffee grounds into the veggie garden and use the enriched soil to grow some chard for your birds.
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Unless your birds are coffee fiends I don't think they'll pay any attention to your coffee grounds after the first tentative peck. I've pitched grounds into the hen yard many times along with the other scraps and my birds just ignore them.

    They'd be better used around your rose bushes though.

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