To Feed Or Not To Feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Adopted Chickenman, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Adopted Chickenman

    Adopted Chickenman Out Of The Brooder

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    Just one fast question, can chickens have dried/wet cat food for treats? I have heard yes and no. Any inputs?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Lots of people do this, in small quantities. The problems are too much sodium and the methionine content, maybe among others. I have also seen it recommended A(by DLHunicorn, who has done extensive chicken research) that this never be done, because of the methionine. You won't see a problem if you do it a few times, but the threat is long term organ damage.
     
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