No... My birds aren't spoiled...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by boxermom, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. boxermom

    boxermom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2009
    Nope. They're not. Doesn't everyone feed their birds warm oatmeal with all kinds of goodies every morning? Today, they had oatmeal with potato salad mixed in and a little lettuce. Num, num! Tonight, I went out to do chores and "get them ready for bed". I gave them some stale bread. They loved it, but my tom turkey, Ole wouldn't eat it unless I held it for him. Nope, they're not spoiled... [​IMG]
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Somebody has to spoil them!
  3. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    We don't spoil ours. [​IMG] Our chickens fight for treats when they see them. [​IMG] To them, anything other than their feed and what grows on the ground is a "treat," and even if there's plenty for all, they'll start a war. Sometimes the whole family will gather 'round, and we'll toss a single piece of bread to our 4 hens. THAT is fun.

    I, personally, think that you are completely and totally insane. But then again, aren't we all? Anyone who goes to a chicken forum has to have issues. [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. peepacheep

    peepacheep Chillin' With My Peeps

    My chickens spoiled? Well, maybe a little. The chickens get a morning mash platter of moistened game bird starer, baked crushed egg shells, sprouted sunflower seeds, a 12 oz can of lamb and rice dog food and a 5 oz can of tuna cat food. Since the garden is finished a dish of store bought spinach and cabbage is on the side.
  5. KristelClucks

    KristelClucks Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 22, 2010
    Collingswood, NJ
    I have a feeling when I finally get into a home (in apt now) and I have my chickens set up in the back garden I will do the same thing. Spoil them rotten! They'll prolly eat better then me [​IMG]
  6. GammaPoppyLilyFlutter

    GammaPoppyLilyFlutter Love Comes with Feathers

    Jun 26, 2010
    Oatmeal... that's a great idea!
  7. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    [​IMG] Well MY birds are not THAT spoiled..
  8. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    Stonington, illinois
    I give mine oatmeal 2 times a week since its got cold rest of the week they get warm mash in the morning. They get some scratch before bed. Also sometimes they get kale or spinach and of course boss. Mine spoiled? no. they even have curtains and pictures in their coop.
  9. KooKoe

    KooKoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2010
    Mine got scrambles eggs and cheese griller sossages for NOT spoiled....[​IMG]
  10. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2008
    Collinsville, CT
    me too!
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2010

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