Soy beans or edamame as a treat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CacklingCarolyn, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. CacklingCarolyn

    CacklingCarolyn Out Of The Brooder

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    I did not see soy beans or edamame on the treats list. Is it harmful to give to them or is it ok?
     
  2. Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay

    Lazy J Farms Feed & Hay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don't give them raw soybeans. The soybeans contain a trypsin inhibitor, trypsin is part of the protein digestion process in the small intestine. The inhibitor dramatically reduces the digestion of soybeans.
     

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