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So what about suet?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by McGoo, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. McGoo

    McGoo Songster

    I feed the woodpeckers suet in the winter... as a substitute for the bugs that they can't get. Is suet good for chickens too? Maybe a little. [​IMG] I gave them a tiny little bit and they seemed to like it.

    Now that the weather is getting cold up here in the north, I was just wondering if it's a good option. [​IMG] Of course there's no substitute for warm oatmeal in the morn'n. [​IMG]
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    Seems this is the time of year for suet questions. Try a Search on "suet"... It won't poison the chickens, but I'm sure too much would be really bad for them.

    NYREDS Crowing

    Jan 14, 2008
    I occasionally feed a little suet in the winter. I run it through a food grinder & sprinkle it on the floor. I don't feed much or often but the birds seem to like it.

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