They Love It!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by buckeyefever, May 19, 2010.

  1. buckeyefever

    buckeyefever In the Brooder

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    I was hanging some suet feeders outside for the birds when I thought about my chickens and figured they might like some, as well. I put a new feeder with berry suet in for them. They cautiously walked up to this new contraption and ever so slowly got closer. One of them did the quickest peck in history at the suet and from there it was all over. They all started pecking at it and nice little happy chirps could be heard from all [​IMG]
     

  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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  3. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    The stuff you feed to birds? Where do you buy it? What does it have in it?
     
  4. buckeyefever

    buckeyefever In the Brooder

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    I got them at the feed store and the ingredients are rendered beef suet, corn, milo, wheat, millet sunflower seeds and berry. They pecked at it for about 5 minutes and then I removed it. Being suet, I didn't want them to get too much fat in their diet.
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Thanks, do they sale it a Wal*Mart? How much was it?
     

  6. olliecatch

    olliecatch Chirping

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    What an idea....[​IMG] I make my own for the wild birds, didnt think about the chickens. Bet they would love it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Im going to try it........
     
  7. buckeyefever

    buckeyefever In the Brooder

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    I'm sure they have them at Wal-Mart. These ran about $2.50 ea.
     
  8. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:Next time I'm there I'll have to look! Thanks alot.
     
  9. buckeyefever

    buckeyefever In the Brooder

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    Great! Let me know what they think of it. I'm sure they'll love the treat!
     

  10. sheaviance1

    sheaviance1 Songster

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    Would you mind sharing your suet recipe? I hate buying stuff I could make better myself.
    Thank you!!
     

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