Out of chicken feed, can I use rabbit feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by GeneviaJ, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. GeneviaJ

    GeneviaJ Out Of The Brooder

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    We're COMPELTELY out of chicken feed....and we won't be able to buy any until Friday. Can they have rabbit feed until we get more chicken feed? It's Oxbow organic rabbit feed, if that matters. [​IMG]
     
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    jpsbcfc Out Of The Brooder

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    i am far from an expert but i wouldnt have thought it would have the right nutrients in it tbh.

    do you not have any kitchen scraps or maybe a friend could lend you some?
     
  3. lcammack

    lcammack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think for just a few days it wouldn't hurt them, maybe just add some cooked eggs/shells daily for some extra protein/calcium. Oxbow is really good food. Our chickens come running and it is really hard to keep them out of our rabbit food everytime they hear us feeding the rabbits, they love it. Do they get to free range also?
     
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2011
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    It will be fine:

    http://www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/products/type/detail?object=1573

    Organic Grass Hay, Organic Canola Meal, Organic Wheat Straw, Organic Sunflower Meal, Organic Barley, Organic Flax Seed, Sodium Bentonite, Limestone, Sea Salt, L-Ascorbyl-2-Monophosphate (Source of Vitamin C), Organic Dandelion Leaf, Organic Ground Rosemary, Inulin, Organic Cranberry, Organic Blueberry, Dried Yucca Schidigera, Yeast Culture Dehydrated, Vitamin E Supplement, Choline Chloride, Zinc Proteinate, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Copper Sulfate, Selenium Yeast, Vitamin A Supplement, Folic Acid, d-Calcium Pantothenate, Copper Proteinate, Riboflavin Supplement, Manganese Proteinate, Biotin, Manganous Oxide, Thiamine Mononitrate, Magnesium Sulfate, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Sodium Selenite, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Cobalt Carbonate, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Calcium Iodate​
     

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