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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by PhlyinPheBee, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    When giving oatmeal as a treat is it cooked or raw?? Can you use baby oatmeal or just regular??

    Sorry for the dumb ?'s
     
  2. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wanted to ask the same question, so don't feel bad. I'm waiting on an answer too;)
     
  3. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I just give mine any of the oatmeal that's left over from breakfast. I use Quaker old-fashioned oats. Baby oatmeal wouldn't hurt them, but it's been a long time since I had human babies. Is the baby stuff fortified with extra iron? If so, I would avoid it.
     
  5. big red chicken

    big red chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nothing added to he oatmeal correct. example, milk only water
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Correct. Oatmeal made with water.
     
  7. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Instant or real oatmeal?
     
  8. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

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    Real.
     
  9. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give them freshly cooked oatmeal on really cold days. It cools off enough for them by the time I walk out to the coop but gives them a little warmth. No sugar, no milk, no butter. Maybe a sprinkle of scratch.
     
  10. guesswhatchickenbutt

    guesswhatchickenbutt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, just so I've got this right?

    Raw oatmeal from the box = bad

    Cooked oatmeal with water = good



    ????
     

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