oatmeal apple and cinnamon, looking for byc'ers

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by n2thestorm5032, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. n2thestorm5032

    n2thestorm5032 Chillin' With My Peeps

    so I gave my chicks Oatmeal apple and cinnamon I checked the sugar and it doesn't have that much in it only 6g and they love it and I only give to them in very small quantities, should I continue giving it to them as a treat?
     
  2. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
    Marysville, OH
    It has a very high sodium content. Not good for chickens or humans. Sorry, I have to watch my sodium intake so it's constantly on my mind. [​IMG]
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Plain oatmeal would be better.
     
  4. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would worry that the vitamins they add would/could be hard on their liver. That's why I never feed or eat instant oatmeal(plus I find the texture nasty) or offer any cereal as treats.
     
  5. n2thestorm5032

    n2thestorm5032 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so is this good just plain!
     
  6. BearSwampChick

    BearSwampChick Chicken Sensei

    Jan 10, 2008
    Marysville, OH
    Yes, as long as it's whole grain with nothing else added. [​IMG]

    ETA: Of course, you can cook it and mix it with some yogurt, too! [​IMG]
     
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  7. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
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    I add some fruit to mine, for the chickens...they love to pick it out and run around like they got something special [​IMG]
     
  8. Psittizen Shikkin

    Psittizen Shikkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love that stuff [​IMG]
     
  9. Chirp

    Chirp New Egg

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    Does oatmeal have to be cooked? What if it is the rolled outs in the box? I had this vision of it swelling up inside my chickies....Kaboom! :eek:
     
  10. wgcrochet

    wgcrochet Out Of The Brooder

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    thats funny!!!!
     

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