They love oatmeal

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cthrash1, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    I've had some extra rough oats for a while and thought I would give some to the babies to see what they'd do...They love it and can't get enough. Now I have something to tame them with...YAY![​IMG]
  2. blue fire

    blue fire Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Murfreesboro, TN
    I find that my dog loves it too. when I pull out the oats everyone gathers.
  3. xanaxnation

    xanaxnation Songster

    Apr 8, 2008
    do you give it to them dry or mix it up like we would eat?
  4. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    I gave it to them dry. A couple of the larger ones were trying to fly onto the side of the box after it was gone...Wonder what they were after...hmmm
  5. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

    Jan 11, 2007
    for chicks I realy suggest you give them cooked human oats (in water not milk or anything else added) as their are antinutritional factors associated with it (this is the reason enzymes are added to commercial feed)... cooking negates this.
    Add JUST enough through their feed to make it clump...

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