spoiled chickens??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tgblldog70, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. tgblldog70

    tgblldog70 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2011
    Fort Wayne, IN
    Just wanted to know if my gals are spoiled? they get normal feed with crushed shells,and cracked corn and we have started to give them fresh peaches,apples,corn and since our garden is done zuccini,tomatoes,greenbeens,, and they get what ever bugs they find now they are not over weight and the 4 gals produce 3-4 eggs a day which we we sell and our roster is lets say.... a cock! lol but is it bad to give them treats???? oh yeah and sunflower seeds!!!! we love our pets 2 bullmastiffs 1 minpin-rat terrier , 4 hens 1 roster I guess what I'm asking is should they be getting all this????????or are is my flock spoiled, or should I say loved ????[​IMG] let me know oh by the way this menu is not everyday, its just the items that is on the menu for us to choose from. TIA
  2. dainerra

    dainerra Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2011
    I've never known a chicken to overeat. Those are all good food sources, though I try to limit the amount of cracked corn that they get. I save that for winter when they'll need the extra energy to keep warm

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