POPCORN as feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Buster, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Is it ok to feed popped popcorn with butter and salt to my chickens? I have a good supply of it (A large plastic bag of it every Saturday night), and want to know if I can use it as a supplement feed or scratch or something.

    Also, what about peanut butter left over from peanut butter sandwiches from my kids?
     
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  2. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sanford N.C.
    Not a good idea, salt is bad for chickens, just eat it yourself.
     
  3. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator~~~ BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    Quote:Only if they have Coke and Milk Duds to go with it while they watch "Chicken Run" on the big screen TV.

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    Seriously, nccountrygirl is right.
     
  4. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    terrielacy is also right bring on the coke and milk duds, we'll have a party. [​IMG]
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I'll come join!

    But yeah, a hand full maybe, but not too much as salt isn't good for them. They can't use it like we do. Plus, it's empty calories.
     
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks for the info, I'll eat it myself. Party at my house!
     
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    What about peanut butter left on peanut butter sandwiches from my kids?
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    My chickens get pop-corn now and then (perhaps once a month) when I make some for the kids and there is left-overs............ they go NUTS...
    (perhaps thats why they eat snow - it kinda looks the same [​IMG] )
     
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    jareds44m, it's allright to feed them popcorn just not with salt on it. I have no clue about peanut butter.
     
  10. SugarLandChickenMan

    SugarLandChickenMan Out Of The Brooder

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    I've heard of popcorn chicken, but not peanut butter chicken...[​IMG]
     

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