Raisins and chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by heidi586, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. heidi586

    heidi586 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you feed chickens oatmeal with raisins? I know my girls love oatmeal [​IMG] - but am wondering if raisins are OK to feed them.

    Thanks - Heidi
     
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Gosh, I hope so. Mine have gotten lots of food with raisins in it! And there are lots of raisins in the bird seed I put out and the chickens are constantly under my bird feeder. No one seems to have gotten sick in all the years I have been doing it.
     
  3. 2468Chickensrgr8

    2468Chickensrgr8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2007
    Ontario
    My dentist says raisins are not good for chickens...they'll rot their teeth...hahahha! Just kiddin'....Yes I dont see why not...not a everyday thing or to much at a time...Go for it!...they love oatmeal...
     
  4. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008
    Cardiff
    I give them to my girls.

    No problems so far, but others may tell you different. I can;t see a problem as long as it is a treat.

    Jena.
     

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