Questions about potassium

Miss Lydia

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Someone on here said to be careful giving bananas to our chickens because potassium is not good for chickens, but I see alot of people feed raisins to the chickens and it's mostly potassium so should we not feed raisins as a treat?
 

Chris09

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Potassium is essential for maintaining proper fluid balance, nerve impulse function, muscle function, cardiac (heart muscle) function.

There are a ton of food higher in Potassium than bananas that get fed to chickens with no side affects. Bananas are around 400mg of Potassium.
Bran Wheat 1160mg
Tomato Puree 1150mg
Wheatgerm 950mg
Seeds average 650mg
Baked Potato + skin 600mg

Chris
 

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