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Still Okay To Feed?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DaisyBird, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. DaisyBird

    DaisyBird Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 18, 2015
    New York
    Hey everyone! I have some feed left over from when my chicken passed away in April and was wondering how to tell if it is still good or not. I'll actually be getting some birds soon (likely today) and if I can feed them the leftover food, that would be great. I was feeding her game bird crumbles, and I also have some Happy Hen mealworm treat mix.
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Personally, i wouldn't risk it. There could be mold and other nasties in there.

    Last edited: Aug 20, 2016
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    x2, and also, the vitamins will have lost value and likely are deficient. Mary
  4. DaisyBird

    DaisyBird Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 18, 2015
    New York
    Thank you both :)
  5. RonP

    RonP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Personally, if that feed is less than a year old and was stored properly, I would feed it as a treat.

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