Pizza? Peanut Butter? Stale Potato Chips?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 3KillerBs, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. 3KillerBs

    3KillerBs Songster

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    I've got a large family and we're the house the young adults all hang out in so I get some odd leftovers at times.

    My spare kid is assistant manager at Domino's. Some mornings, after he worked closing, I find a pizza box on the counter with something like a marginally burned Hawaiian or a mis-made combo. If I'm pitching a few slices of dried out pizza can the chickens have one?

    The 7yo is a slow eater. Sometimes he doesn't finish his PBJ at lunch and I find it in the back of the fridge a couple days later -- stale and unappetizing though not spoiled. Can the chickens have that?

    You can imagine that a house with multiple young adults around ends up with a lot of almost empty bags of chips after a D&D night or a LAN party. Can the chickens clean them up?

    Dried up BBQ ribs? Cold french fries? Someone's unfinished bowl of chili? The new brand of salsa that was on sale which turned out to be NASTY?

    Assuming reasonable quantities, are there any random leftovers that chickens shouldn't be given?
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Crowing

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    Yes,yes,yes, yes... Chickens can and will eat it all. The only thing I would toss on the compost pile would be the salsa. I wouldn't feed them anything spicey. I have a Brahma that needs to be in a Lay's potato chip ad. She will do tricks for them. Just watch the.fat and salt content and toss some good healthy treats out as well.
     
  3. dwalters

    dwalters Chirping

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    They love all scraps. I agree..no spicy.
     
  4. dwalters

    dwalters Chirping

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    Mine love old cereal
     
  5. Majd

    Majd Songster

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    We don't chuck anything from the kitchen to the bin.. all for chickens... they eat everything and preferIit to chicken feed.... they like to each each other (lol jokes) because their favorite in chicken leftovers.. and they adore fish...
     
  6. susychick

    susychick Hatching

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    They eat anything and everything mine get all of our scrapes we throw it in a can then dump the can in the chicken coop
     
  7. upthecreek

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    You got some GOOD advice from everyone !!!
     
  8. 3KillerBs

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    They absolutely LOVE pizza.

    Its the funniest thing to see them run after the one who has a pepperoni in her beak instead of pulling their own pepperoni up.
     

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