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Shrimp for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Pupsnpullets, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Songster

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    Just cleaning out the freezer and found some shrimp left by a past guest long gone. Can't stand the stuff myself - and it's probably freezer burned - and was wondering if it's ok to give the girls?

    Barb
     

  2. jmk3482

    jmk3482 In the Brooder

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    My girls LOVE shrimp. I get cocktail shrimp every once in a while and I always give the leftovers to them. Pretty much, if a person can eat it, then chickens can eat it.
     
  3. LindaN

    LindaN Songster

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    I've only ever fed my hens the leftovers from cooked shrimp: shells and tails. They ate them up pretty quickly!

    I'm not sure if it's safe to feed them raw, thawed shrimp or not.
     
  4. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    We give our chickens any cooked, left-over seafood and/or fish that we have. They love it!!! I never feed it to them raw, though.

    Dawn
     

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