Question on feeding chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mliga, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. mliga

    mliga In the Brooder

    Apr 9, 2008
    Kingwood, WV
    Hi Everyone,

    I wanted to find out if we can feed our chickens some fish food.

    Ok here is the background...we ran out of fish food(pond) and we bought
    a different brand since the brand we usually buy was out of stock. The
    fish HATED the new food and we now have 50lbs of fish food. We wanted
    to see what everyone thought about feeding the chickens a little as a
    treat until we use it up. It is 32% protein. Thanks in advance for
    your advice.

    Michelle in WV [​IMG]
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    That is a lot of protein. I hate to see good feed go to waste. I know chickens will eat just about anything but I don't want to give you bad advice. If it were me I would mix it - heavy on chicken feed, light on fish food once or twice a week until I used it up over a longer period of time.

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