Question about yogurt

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by stone_family3, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I fed my girls some yogurt, they won't take it out of my hand or from a spoon so I just set the cup down and closed the coop. I let it sit there for about two hours before I tossed it.

    Could I just let it sit? Will spoiled yogurt hurt them?

    They honestly seemed cheesed off that I took the cup away the banties chased after me.
     
  2. yellowirenut

    yellowirenut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put bowl out for them in the morning...they pecked at it then wiped there beaks on the ground like YUCK. When i came home from work it was gone.
    leave it out there for the day, it will not spoil in that amount of time. If they have not eaten it by the evening then i would say they do not like it.
     
  3. pinkwindsong

    pinkwindsong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my gosh I cant leave it out.. well it would never make it that long.. mine devour it in mins.. n but Im with the above poster I wouldn't thing in that short of a span it would hurt.
     
  4. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh they ate half the cup in the two hours, just didn't know if it spoiled if they could eat it. I only have 2 banties and 5 full sized hens. Looks like I'll pick up a cup next trip to the grocery.
     
  5. Dead Rabbit

    Dead Rabbit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 hrs wont hurt them. chickens will eat some might nasty things and live to see the next sunrise. i wouldnt worry about them too much.
     
  6. ChickenAl

    ChickenAl Diagnosis...Chicken-Headed

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    They will love it soon enough and you will have no problems giving them yogurt. Ours took a few servings to get the taste for it. Then it was hard to get the bowl down fast enough without losing fingers first.
     
  7. Rosaleen

    Rosaleen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls love yogurt mixed in with oatmeal....almost disappears instantly.
     
  8. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The girls were very shy about plain yogurt about 5 minutes and boy it is a healthy treat too. My girls eat spoiled cheese and milk the stinkier. Have you tried a cured milk they love it. Keefer gags me and is a health thing well I can not choke it down and the girls devour it. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2011
  9. ChickenAl

    ChickenAl Diagnosis...Chicken-Headed

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    Quote:Ours do too. When they were younger I would mix a little of their mash in there and they ate like they were starved. Really cute when they wipe off their beak in the dirt. Almost want to give them a napkin...
     

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