sweet potato?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Asgard Farms, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. Asgard Farms

    Asgard Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a raw sweet potato (not yam) that I am not going to eat. Can I give it to my girls? [​IMG]
     
  2. possumqueen

    possumqueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    woohoo!

    Shred that sweet potato with a potato peeler, fluff up the little shreds, and toss it out to the girls. voila! sweet potato worms! But be sure to get out of the way. You might get run over in the stampede.[​IMG]

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  3. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what's the difference, yam vs sweet tater?
     
  4. possumqueen

    possumqueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read somewhere that there's SOME kind of difference, maybe in where they're grown or something. Doesn't matter to me. I love 'em no matter WHAT they call 'em!
     
  5. jojo54

    jojo54 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine like it cooked.
     
  6. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    mine love the peelings.
     
  7. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed them baked. They LOVE them.
     
  8. gwennym

    gwennym Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love 'em cooked, too ..... but I suppose it'd be no different than giving an uncooked pumpkin or squash ...

    Gwen
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  10. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours like them cooked. Makes their yolks nice & dark too. Never tried to feed them raw sweet potato.
     

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