salad for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LOVEMYCHICKS03, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. LOVEMYCHICKS03

    LOVEMYCHICKS03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    so the other day we had chicken salad and just plain salad so I thought hmmm.... lets swich this around so I made a recipe: wood sorrel (opt), clover,chia seeds (opt), mealworms,B.O.S.S. tomatos, berries,and leafy greens





    and this is (opt) a small dolop of plain yogurt on top [​IMG]

    whoo ever likes this idia post please!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  2. missnu01

    missnu01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds delicious for chickens.
     
  3. PoultryGirly

    PoultryGirly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :)
     
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    That sounds like a very good treat. : )

    ~ Aspen
     
  5. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    Sounds good!
     
  6. nok13

    nok13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not to gross you all out, but a way back when , when we had the petting zoo and we raised two kidns of those meal worms , i age the small ones. as a matter of fact, til today, poeple who were younger then, and remember this, come up to me with their girl/boyfriends and say, hey, remember when u ate those mealworms....

    they werent particularly tasty, but not really gross, the large ones have too many legs moving around, so actually, your salad could be very good for humans also, besides which where my husband comes from fried bugs of various sorts are a gourmet and expensive treat (i ate fried grasshoppers and also some kind of fried beetle, served very spicey.)

    so in the human'search for cheap protein, youve just created a new recipe for them...
     
  7. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    Aren't mealworms kind of unsanitary?
     
  8. LOVEMYCHICKS03

    LOVEMYCHICKS03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yeah (some people are gross no afence)
     
  9. nok13

    nok13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and u think your hamburger is? mealworms are raised in bran flakes (thats how we raised them), nothing unsanitary in that. and i ate plenty of bugs dug up from the ground when i was in thailand; hubby's family are poor and they search for their food or hunt it or dig it out. they dont buy it. and folks eat shellfish on the half shell which is way way more dangerous health wise (toxins) , not to mention all the processed food americans seem to eat, so mealworms seem fine to me.
     
  10. LOVEMYCHICKS03

    LOVEMYCHICKS03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I now how mealworms are raised, I'm going to raise som soon! But eating bugs is actually kinda gross there has been people hoo eat bugs and get diseases! But those are the live ones if you eat freez-dried its actually your adding lots of protein to your body and they have bacon flavored grass hopers
    And I watched these 3 girls on youtube eating them and they said they We're good and I was like o_O what a strange worled we have!
     

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