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salt or mineral spool licks for pets at farm stores 1"x2" round

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bdp7150, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. bdp7150

    bdp7150 Out Of The Brooder

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    has anyone use a salt or mineral spool licks for their chickens in the coop these are used for rabbits and any small pet, good or bad for chickens is the question?

    thanks
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I don't think salt is good for chickens
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    bdp, they would be an unnecessary expense and your chickens don't need them. In fact, too much salt - like Katy said - is bad for them.
     
  4. bdp7150

    bdp7150 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the info no salt for chickens
     
  5. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think those licks and spools are mainly for rabbits. Will
     
  6. kees

    kees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2008
    Thanks for the hint! I always wondered about this too!

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