Silly Question - Fiber One Cereal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brandytab, May 14, 2009.

  1. brandytab

    brandytab Songster

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    So have have a leftover box of Fiber One Cereal. I'm going to toss it but then I thought about the chicks.

    Could I smoosh it and give it to them? It's:

    Corn Bran
    Whole Grain Wheat
    Wheat Bran
    Corn Starch
    Guar Gum
    Color
    Cellulose Gum
    Salt
    Baking Soda
    Corn Oil
    Aspartame
    Vitamin E

    Any thoughts?
     

  2. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Songster

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    its not like you're going to feed it to them every day, or even give it to them as the only food for an entire day.

    Theres no reason it should hurt them. I've given mine scraps of cereal as snacks.
     
  3. brandytab

    brandytab Songster

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    Right, just as a snack. They get groats and grit right now for treats, and I figure that this would prevent tossing a perfectly fine box of cereal!
     
  4. How old are these birds?

    I'd give to hens, crushed...but not to younger birds...and I'm always leery of dyes
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2009
  5. kezai

    kezai In the Brooder

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    I wouldn't give aspartame to anything - won't eat it knowlingly myself.
     

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