rice?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by vclark321, Aug 29, 2011.

  1. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another question for everyone. Can I give the girls cooked brown rice as a part of their diet or is this a treat only kind of thing? Can I use it in a flock block? Only after it is cooked, of course. Thanks everyone!
     
  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed mine left over rice...they love it...but it is high in starch, and that is not the best thing for them, so limit it as a treat.
     
  3. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know! Thank you. I am a lacto/ovo vegetarian and my daughters bought me 50 lbs of brown rice to add to the 20 lbs I already had! The girls will get a nice treat.
     
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    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. EncinoMan

    EncinoMan Out Of The Brooder

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    My picky birds love brown rice, it's one of their very favorites. They will eat white rice too, but aren't nearly as enthusiastic about it. Brown rice is quite nutritious, but I still only give them a little at a time, maybe a tablespoon or so each. I've got a small container leftover from today's Thai lunch, it'll provide their evening snack this whole week!
     
  6. vclark321

    vclark321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is funny! My girls are such pigs! They can pack away anything I give them. I call them Chunky Butts! I have some rice on the stove now for later. They are watching me clean the guttwrs right now. Trying to figure out how to get up here!!
     

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