Parrot ''sticks'' ok to feed to chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Dominik, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. Dominik

    Dominik In the Brooder

    Jul 14, 2014
    Quebec, Canada
    We are having a harsh winter and we want to entertain our chickens. We wanted to give them a flock block but are having a hard time finding some in our area. We found this at the pet store, sort of like a mini flock block to hang but it's for parrots. We were wondering if it was OK to give to our chickens? the ingredients don't seem too bad?

  2. RJSorensen

    RJSorensen Chicken George

    I suppose it would not harm, given in moderation. The nuts should be ok, I see there is honey, but not a lot. So hang it on a string and let them peck at it, it will give them some much needed entertainment and in the long run I see no harm. I have tried feed those blocks to my birds, and they do not seem interested at all. I set them out and the deer nibble on them. Have you thought of getting a bag of scratch to throw out for them to hunt and peck for. That is my go to treat for my birds.

    Best to you and your birds,


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