Prime Rib????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Attila, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. Attila

    Attila Out Of The Brooder

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    My wife and I went out for dinner tonight for prime rib. We don't have a dog and we were wondering if we can give the bones with the meat that is on them to our hens? I didn't want to give it to them without asking first.
     
  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have given them meat on the bone before. I don't think there will be any issues so long as there aren't any small bones they can choke on. :)
     
  3. Attila

    Attila Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought it would be okay. They are big prime rib bones, no small bones to choke on. Thanks!
     
  4. Attila

    Attila Out Of The Brooder

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    I just gave it to them and they went crazy over it!!
     
  5. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Their inner raptor emerging! :lol:
     
  6. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I work in the meat room at a local market and often times there is product on my boots ranging from hamburg to meat bits to fat. Lets say when I walk into the pen I fear for my life. One time there was a large amount and half the flock was stocking me as I was walking away.Funny but had me concerned. So meat away.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If you fall down, remember to take the boots off and throw them to create a diversion! Then get up and run!

    As for small bones, chickens don't choke like that. The eat small critters--mice, frogs, lizards, things like that--- and don't choke. They swallow them whole and their system grinds it up.
     

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