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Suet?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Sandy16, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Sandy16

    Sandy16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all.....I did some research on this site and the info (from 2 years ago) seems to be split - is it OK to give chickens suet? I know that it is high in fat, but I thought that with these cold, cold temps that we've been having, it would be fine for a special treat. We haven't been above freezing for high temps for about 3 days..nights into the teens.

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  2. Chad the Chicken Man

    Chad the Chicken Man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would think it would be ok. I dont see a reason for it to be bad, I feed my chickens bird suet with seeds on it with no problems at all... I say go for it!!
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I have a purina flock block out in the coop, they eat on it all winter.
     
  4. Mogli

    Mogli Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] yeah u can feedem seut cakes ive only gave mine 4 since ive had them and they seem to lovem plus it must be ok for them cause if it wasnt they wont drop over dead lol but they should like suet cakes its full of fat and that'll hepl keepem warm in the cold months [​IMG]
     
  5. Buff Hooligans

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    I would put a small amount of a suet block in the run for a short time and only during very cold weather. A steady diet of it all winter long is not a good idea.
     

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