slimy lettuce

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jeannieo, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    only slightly! I rinsed it good and I know those darn chooks will eat most anything but I don't want to give them something gross. Oh I forgot, they're chickens and I don't think there's much that is too gross for them! [​IMG] anyway, I was just wondering.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I never feed anything remotely moldy. Stale- yes, moldy- no.
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Yeah, once the leaves start decaying, they are not food anymore, just slime. Hard to throw away stuff, so maybe toss it in your compost.
     
  4. jeannieo

    jeannieo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they weren't real slimy but I threw them away anyway. can't have my girls eating garbage although I'm sure it would be fine with them! [​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I've fed that before and everyone's fine. Just for future referance [​IMG] Course, I feed them moldy bread, mystery things from the fridge, whatever. I figure they don't have to eat it, but they usually scarf it down!
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

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  7. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. Anything rotten/decomposing does not go to my chickens. That is just asking for problems.

    Stale, yes. Freezer burnt, yes. Rotten, never.
     

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