There's cooked onions in the dressing....okay for the chooks to have?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gritsar, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I looked at Buff's treat chart, but I didn't see anything about onions - I might have missed it, because I could swear I read something about onions and chickens before.
    I intend to give the chickens their own thanksgiving meal in morning and I'm not sure everything is okay to include:

    Turkey
    Dressing
    Sweet tater casserole (sans marshmallows)
    Mashed taters
    rolls
    pumpkin pie

    The only thing I was wondering about is the onions in the dressing, also CRANBERRIES?
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] I'm stuffed from eating today, and reading your chickens' menu made me salivate again!!! lol [​IMG] I gave mine a little dressing today, and I know it had a little onion in it. I'm not saying it's okay (I honestly didn't think about it), but my chicks are no worse for wear. I'm not a fan of cranberry, so I didn't give them any of that. I don't recall reading anything taboo about it though...
     
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I think it's all fine! If they die tomorrow, you can blame me.
     
  4. ChicknJ

    ChicknJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed mine stuff w/ onions in it all the time. I've seen people write it may affect the flavor of the egg, but I have not noticed any off flavors. 2 weeks ago I fed them the left-over french onion soup..... that was pretty oniony concentrated, and had no ill affects or ill flavors.

    Happy Thanksgiving to the chooks.


    Mine got cornbread and eggs for turkey day

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  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Onion is ok, they might not like it but its ok. [​IMG]
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Well then the spoiled little brats can pick around the onions. [​IMG]
    Thanks y'all.
     
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Well then the spoiled little brats can pick around the onions. [​IMG]
    Thanks y'all.

    My spoiled brats are picky! If I toss out something they don't like they all come stand in front of me and STARE, like "what else you got" !
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Well then the spoiled little brats can pick around the onions. [​IMG]
    Thanks y'all.

    [​IMG] I actually laughed at that!
     
  9. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    If they don't want it I'll have it please! [​IMG]
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Can you believe they are still ignoring the plate of side dishes? I tried throwing a chunk of dressing to them and they turned their beaks up at it.
    On the other hand, I saw a hen with a turkey wing in her beak and she was running around making that noise they make when they want the others to chase them. [​IMG]
     

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