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

    Jul 12, 2010
    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

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    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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