Spinach Leafs as a Treat?

Chickencrazy2018

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So this morning I was going through my Fridge and noticed I had some Spinach Leafs left over from cooking the other day. It's not enough to to make something out of so, since it was green and healthy, I was wondering if I could give these to my Chickens as treats?
If so, what are some other good treats you give to yours?
Carrots, Lettuce, Bird Seed,ect?
 

sylviethecochin

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Spinach is great for your birds, as are dandelions and broccoli. If they free-range, they likely won't appreciate it as much as they would otherwise.

Bird seed is a decent treat, but I don't think it's giving them anything that the feed isn't. If I wanted to give them treats of that sort, I'd just buy scratch.
 

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I forgot--mine love any sort of squash. Pumpkins are actually slightly effective as a natural dewormer (and before someone jumps on me, feeding pumpkins should not stop you from worming your flock at least once a year.)

Yes, there is an amino acid in pumpkin seeds that kill certain species of worms. :)
 

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