Should chickens have any foods containing sodium?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cjpines, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. cjpines

    cjpines Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks love chips, only a few, for a treat. I found some that are organic/non GMO at Costco. But my concern is there is 90mg of sodium in 1 oz. Should chickens have any sodium in their diet?
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Everything needs some salt. My feed bag tags list 0,65 % salt. Just as with humans some amount over the daily requirement can be tolerated, It is just something not to overload them with.
     
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  3. cjpines

    cjpines Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, thank you. Just not a overload treat.
     

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