No to Cherrios - really?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Kim_NC, Jun 22, 2010.

  1. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't believe it. I was cleaning up cupboards and the pantry over the weekend. There were a partial boxes of multigrain Cherrios and Rice Chex leftover from a nephew's visit. DH & I rarely eat cereal, and mostly granola if we do.

    So I decided to toss the 2 boxes of cereal to the chickens. They gobbled up the Chex, but have refused to eat the Cherrios for 3 days!
     
  2. louloubean

    louloubean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmm. that IS weird!

    my chickens eat the leftovers from my toddler and pre-schooler. i guess our cheerios have milk on them, so they are totally irresistible.
     
  3. drsooseme2

    drsooseme2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine won't eat Cherrios either!! I also thought that was strange.
     
  4. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    maybe its just too different? try adding a little water to them and mush em up- betcha they'd like em then...[​IMG]
     
  5. silkieroo

    silkieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay this is going to sound ridiculous.... But i cut them into fourths for my bantam girls so they can swallow them. [​IMG]
     
  6. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine won't touch them unless I grind them up and add liquid. Go figure.
     
  7. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    now thats dedication! I love it!

    have you ever seen the video on youtube called Chickens of Fire? they are jumping for cheerios...

     
  8. Quote:Geese like them [​IMG]
     
  9. dot n'dave

    dot n'dave Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This makes me so curious about our own!
    I may have to "Cherrio test" them today.
     
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2010
  10. Catstar68

    Catstar68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love Cheerios.
     

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