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Spaghetti Squash

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by greginshasta, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. greginshasta

    greginshasta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    made the simply nuts today.

    My 6-week olds still just go cheep cheep chirp. But when I put that leftover squash in there today, one of them gurgled off a "big chick squawk" that was the first I heard from the flock. I think she was saying thank you.
     
  2. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    You've got some well-mannered birds there! I'd say thanx, too; spaghetti squash is yum.
     
  3. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Mine love it too.....its like clean and healthy worms. They'll get a long strand and run like its a juicy worm [​IMG]
     
  4. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    I find if I break the squash and zuccinni in half, they do even a better job eating them. Of course, the pigs have them down in one bite most the time before the chickens even see them coming.
     
  5. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Try cutting a cucumber lengthwise, they will lve that too, at least mine do. They also like leftover grits! [​IMG]
     
  6. greginshasta

    greginshasta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh man... Have I mentioned the cheese grits that they serve in the B&B that used to be an orphanage in New Orleans? I've got a serious hankering for some grits NOW!
     
  7. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    greginshasta - are grits a staple like they are in NC? If not, your chicks may like leftover rice, give it a try! [​IMG]
     
  8. greginshasta

    greginshasta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only way we get grits here (northern California, 1 hour south of Oregon) is in a box of over-chemicalized and pre-processed frankenfood, or if ya married a good cook and ya ask real nice. If she was a southerner that would help. But you won't find it on a menu anywhere nearby.

    I'm gonna have to ask real nice, because I'm not so worried about feeding the chicks... I want dem grits for myself!

    I'll see how they do with rice.
     
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Mine love left over rice, spaghetti noodles( that's funny to watch) they act like they have a worm, they love peaches and watermelons
     
  10. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Hey Scrambled Egg, haven't heard from you lately. That was terrible about that teenager that's been missing. For those on the board that don't live in NC, a teen girl had been missing since Jan 05, they found her remains on Fort Bragg. I know that the parents have to be just beside themselves with grief, but at least they now know where she is, and not have to wonder any more. I just can't imagine what they must have gone through. Parents pray for the safety of your children every day, that they will taken care of when the leave your homes.
     

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