serve it up raw?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by PolloAdoro, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. PolloAdoro

    PolloAdoro Out Of The Brooder

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    So I found some beef in the freezer that has freezer burn on it. Should I serve it up to my flock raw or cook it first? [​IMG] TIA
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I just toss it out to the birds - do not even thaw - gives them something to do and it will not last long [​IMG]
     
  3. PolloAdoro

    PolloAdoro Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Wow are they going to love you [​IMG]
     
  5. fiberart57

    fiberart57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Raw is my vote. During molting and the winter I regularly give my chickens raw beef for the extra protein. They love it.

    Mary
     
  6. coldinnh

    coldinnh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aren't you worried about e coli and other germs ?
     
  7. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:Not me.


    I do not want to seem blase about it, but my chickens eat anything that does not eat them first. They go thru the compost pile, walk thru the horses area, will eat mice (not as many as I would like, but we are starting), lizards, frogs and battle the dogs for rabbit/squirrel leftovers when the dogs catch a rabbit or squirrel.
     
  8. riverman

    riverman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I imagine chickens have a much lower chance of a bacteria such as e coli effecting them due to the high amount of flora in their body from eating dirt and taking in more microorganisms. And not all raw meat has the e coli bacteria in it.
     

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