Treats

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Isabella F, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. Isabella F

    Isabella F Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't find a treat that my chickens really like. Does anyone have any thing that your chickens love?
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    Watermelon, egg-boiled, fried or raw, corn, grains
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Chickens can eat pretty much any table scrap on moderation. Here's some different ideas to try with your flock. They're bound to like some of them. :lol:

    Cooked eggs, eggshells, berries, fruits, veggies, bread, herbs and other greens, garlic, meat scraps, pasta and rice.
     
  4. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I treat my girls to a mixed seed 20170610_142706.jpg a half cup twice a day for 5 hens. What they consume in 10 to 15 minutes. Feed too many treats will affect egg quality and quantity, I know, I doubled the amount of treats and egg production was less and shells were thinner. They have unlimited access to layers pellets and water.
    My girls also free range for 2 hours before sunset, 20170527_182849.jpg to eat grass, clover, dandelion leaves and of course insects, 3 seasons of the year, when it's not raining. GC
     
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  5. jeria

    jeria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Newbie at this but my week old chicks are loving chopped hard boiled eggs. Only treat they have ad so far.
     
  6. DLE140

    DLE140 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My flock loves live meal worms, scratch and watermelon. I only give them treats about once a week though
     
  7. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fruits, veggies, grass, weeds, berries, pumpkins, hard boiled or scrambled eggs, bread, pancakes, waffles. One day I gave them a slice of leftover bacon, that was the most fun to watch as they'd steal it from each other and run around with it.

    P.S. they also love meal worms & sunflower seeds
     
  8. lunathechicken

    lunathechicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Watermelon, meal worms, applesauce, peaches, cucumbers, and I like to do this thing where I cut up strawberries and differnst berries and put them in an ice cube tray and fill it with water and freeze it... they love it!!! But basically any fruit/vegetable they like!
     
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