Ran out of feed and everything is closed! What can I feed my chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by daniel-delarosa, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. daniel-delarosa

    daniel-delarosa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What can I feed my chickens from walmart till monday? I didn't realize I was out of food till I went out to feed.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If I had to improvise for a few days till stores opened, I'd buy a mix of cracked corn, oat meal, barley, and other grains.
     
  3. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Scrambled eggs, oatmeal, vegetables...what do you have? Really it won't kill them to miss a meal. Is Walmart open tomorrow?
    sharon
    \\ETA: ah, see the Monday now. they also like cheese. Why not give them left over Christmas meal? minus the sweets.
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2011
  4. seabreeze

    seabreeze Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Walmart actually carries scratch and corn, possibly oats depending on where you're at. If you can't find any of that stuff in the foods section, some fresh veggies, rolled oats (quaker), scrambled eggs and even sausage.
     
  5. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Totally misread that post, not once, but twice! They have bird feed in the garden section. I buy the nut and berry mix and mix it into their feed. Any seed, grain, mix will hold you till Monday.
    sharon
     
  6. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Wild bird seed, oatmeal, whole wheat bread, cornmeal, etc.
     
  7. artsyrobin

    artsyrobin Artful Wings

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    cat and dog kibble works in a pinch too....
     
  8. seabreeze

    seabreeze Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, I meant you could find the scratch and other seed foods in the pet section!! EGADS...my brain has been ransacked by TMI!!
     
  9. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 8 50 lbs bags I'm set I'll won't run out for awhile. [​IMG]
     
  10. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Open the cupboard! Oatmeal,grits,Cheerios(oats not a lot of sugar), eggs,greens from the fridge, and on and on and on.
     

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