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

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

  1. Dominik

    Dominik Out Of The Brooder

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    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?
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  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,

    RJ
     

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