peanut butter and chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ams4776, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. ams4776

    ams4776 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not sure if a bit of peanut butter would be good or not. Im overstocked on the stuff lol
  2. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

    Dec 15, 2009
    Central NY
    Quote:I would think it would be good protein in moderation, but I'm not sure if it would be too thick to eat on its own? Maybe mix a little with something else, like oatmeal or yogurt.
  3. ams4776

    ams4776 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ive seen my dog have trouble with peanut butter so wasnt sure if chickens would get to sticky. But with oatmeal may work great. Ill try it tm and see how it goes
  4. magoochie

    magoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2010
    Grantsburg, WI
    Maybe just make a few batches of peanut butter cookies! That usually uses alot of PB. Not sure if it would be good for the chickens.
  5. hippiehen

    hippiehen wastefully exuberant

    Aug 27, 2008
    Utopia, Texas
    Quote:You could send them to me....
  6. ams4776

    ams4776 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got 8 jars...4 being extra large to use up. Ive done cookies and many other recipies. Was thinking the protien might be good for them. Was unsure so i asked
    Ohh if you want cookies you can have some [​IMG] also make a yummy peanut butter crumble apple dessert
  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Quote:Worst. Sandwich. Ever.
  8. Truevalentine

    Truevalentine Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 21, 2010
    well... My girls eat the left over pb&j's that the dck's leave behind without a problem... never just given them a glob of it though.
  9. MeowCluckBark

    MeowCluckBark Chicken Lickin' Good

    Mar 28, 2011
    Boise, ID
    I wouldn't give them much if it's the sugary processed junk. We eat just plain old peanut butter, no added nuffin' in it. I don't like it better. I like the sugar better. But I do like to lose weight and not get fatter than I already am LOL
  10. NurseELB

    NurseELB Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 16, 2008
    Lacey, WA
    Our girls go NUTS for peanut butter! DH uses it to bait the rat traps under the house. He brings it out of the house on a plastic spoon, and heaven forbid he set it down- they'll grab the spoon and run off with it! Seeing them play chase with that spoon trying to get to the peanut butter first is almost worth bringing out 2 spoons! [​IMG]

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