Pop quiz on feeding yogurt

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gritsar, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Today I treated all of our animals, chickens included, to some yogurt. First time they've had any in awhile.

    When I took two trays of the yogurt out to the juveniles I forgot the cardinal rule of feeding yogurt.

    Can anyone tell me what the cardinal rule of feeding yogurt to chickens is?
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stand clear?
    sharon
     
  3. Rockin' Reds

    Rockin' Reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Drop and run! [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Ah, an A+ for both of you. I know better than to just stand there, but every once in awhile my brain takes a vacation. [​IMG]
     
  5. WildflowerJLH

    WildflowerJLH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Without a pic, it never happened:confused:
     
  6. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's why I never wear my "going out" clothes around the girls! I remember the first time I had yogurt flung in my face...
     
  7. HeritageHens

    HeritageHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls must be Miss Manners. They lap up every bite! [​IMG]

    I was feeding yogurt to them every day and then realized that it was probably pretty high in calcium for their young bodies. I give it to them about twice a week now, much to their dismay.
     
  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give mine organic plain yogurt topped with red cayenne pepper. I decided to try some to see why they like it so much. That's gotta be the most awful tasting stuff ever. Why, do they like it? I guess that's why people say "That's for the Birds"
     
  9. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    why do you feed your chickens yogurt? Is it only b/c they like it or does it have extra benefits for their health?
    Do you think my Coturnix would like it ?
     
  10. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yogurt is good for their digestive system. As far as your birds eating yogurt you would have to give them some. I only give my chick's plain organic yogurt.
     

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