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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by spotlikeschicks, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. spotlikeschicks

    spotlikeschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I currently have a half dozen or so mature red sex links that seem to eat almost anything.
    I feed them laying mash from our feed mill with left over people food sometimes. Is there any type of food or left overs that I should not feed the chickens?
     
  2. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great question, I've had to ask it myself before. Here's a fabulous chart of things chickens should and shouldn't eat.

    Treat Chart
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    spotlikeschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all of your input, no chance of them getting my potato peels though:D. That's my favorite part of the potato.
    It's good to know about citrus and sugary items.
     
  5. Captain Carrot

    Captain Carrot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nothing too salty either. Chickens do need salt, but they get plenty enough from the feed and forage. So go easy on the salt if the chickens are getting your scraps.


    I've heard potato peelings are fine if it's been cooked [​IMG]

    EDIT: Potato peel is fine, as long as it's cooked and not green
     
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