Treats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by doghamstyluv95, Jul 14, 2007.

  1. doghamstyluv95

    doghamstyluv95 Songster

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    ive been feeding my chicks oats, watermelon and cheese, but i would like them to have more than that. Can anyone give me a list of the treats that i can give them? that would be very appreciated!
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Mixed fruit - banana's strawberrys... ETC but no acidic fruit, Bugs "no bees or scorpions" I also feed mine fish scales off of my salmon. Make sure there is very little salt or no salt
     
  3. Mine can't get enough yoghurt. Sometimes I add crushed garlic. Yum.
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    Mine get whatever comes from the garden...tomatos, cucumbers,watermelon, lettuce, cantelope...they love it all. Also, if I have an excess of eggs, I boil some and give them back to them. smashed of course, shells and all!( they dont get too many of those right now I have waiting customers) They like canned veggies as well...peas,carrotts,green beans. They love grapes, I always cut them in half. Pretty much anything...offer it...see what they like!
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Quote:I saw one of my roo's eat a small wood scorpion once, had no ill effects that I saw, and yesturday I saw one of my pullets catch and eat a yellow jacket.

    What effect is it supossed to have on them?[​IMG]
     
  6. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    We mixed cream of wheat, play sand and a little water. They love it!!!!

    Also I have a bunch of rice samples. I cook a package and give it to my polish chickens. They LOVE it!!!

    I have a rooster that keeps getting out and getting into my garden and he LOVES my tomatoes!!! I am getting upset with him.

    They also love an ear of corn too.

    It's SOOO funny to give them crickets.


    jackie
     
  7. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    They will attack you for grapes. I thaw out mixed frozed veggies for mine.

    Marsha
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2007
  8. Wolfpacker

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    I saw one of my 7-week-old Dominiques catch a wasp and run around while the others chased her. I kept thinking one would get stung. If they did, it didn't seem to bother them. The wasp lasted about 45 seconds. Several got pieces of it.
     
  9. HobbyChickener

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    cleaning out in the garden and dug out a 6 in head of cabbage. I took it to the birds and smashed it will a shovel so they could tear it up. 11 birds ... last 15 min
     
  10. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    One of my chickens got stung by a bee and acted weird for a few days. Kept rubbing its beak into the ground hard.
     

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