1. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    just wondering if it is ok to feed the hens broken raw spagetti noodles?
     
  2. thomaschickens

    thomaschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that you can feed chickens cooked pasta, so I do not know why you couldn't feed them raw pasta. If you haven't seen chickens eat cooked spaghetti, you should boil some up for them, sit back and watch the show!!![​IMG]
     
  3. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    It would probably be fine, just feed in moderation because they have a lot of starch.
     
  4. the3ofus+oursixchicks

    the3ofus+oursixchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    alabama
    yes mine love the ramen noodles boiled better than the spagetti.
     
  5. sdpbowen

    sdpbowen Just Hatched

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    OMG! I tried this tonight and it was hilarious to watch them!!
     
  6. shorttimer

    shorttimer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been giving mine cooked pasta for about 2 weeks now, mainly spaghetti, and they jump all over each other to get to it. When people come over to see the chicks, I always say '"watch this" and bring out a hand full & everybody gets a great laugh.
     
  7. sdpbowen

    sdpbowen Just Hatched

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    Yes, I agree.. I laughed and laughed!!
     
  8. SClaire

    SClaire Out Of The Brooder

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    I would cook them first and then give them the noodles! I bet they will love them and run around the pen with them [​IMG]
     
  9. sdpbowen

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    Oh yes!! Picture a playground of children and you are doling out popsicles! I have 11 and four turned out to be roosters..I've been contemplating what to do about the roos and this morning when I fed them more noodles the alpha roo wanted to hog them all..explaining why my hens aren't maturing as they should..I think it's off to freezer camp for him!
     

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