uh oh..

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MeatKing, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    DH was helping me today.. I made a homemade soup, out've a roast of chicken. So I first boil the heck out bones meat.. Separte bones from meat.. But bones in this one big bowel..

    On top of that I added, carrott peels, onion peels, peppers inerds.. etc Added lettuce on top that was in the fridge and need to go.. Not bad, but not good..

    Anyways, he went and dumped it all in the all in the chicken coop.. So they now are eating cooked chicken bones [​IMG] Gross to me!!!
    He didn't know, I was just gonna skim top of and put rest in garbage... Now what.. Are eggs safe to eat? Are they gonna choke? Has anyone else ever done this?
  2. Hi! Shouldn't cause a problem --- except the bones attracting predators possibly.
  3. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank-you so much.. Will go pick up what's left then, when they go to bed!!!
  4. Nicola

    Nicola Chook Cuddlin' Aussie

    Feb 23, 2009
    eating meat shouldn't affect their eggs after all they are omnivore's, but i feel bad when they eat parts of chicken too o.o so i don't feed it to them LOL, right now mine are picking clean a roast lamb bone, they love it. They pick the bits of meat off and leave a well cleaned bone haha.
  5. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    up, just pick up the leftovers - if there are any. Freak out people with your cannibal chickens and feed them leftover chicken.
  6. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I feed them bones all the time. I often throw the whole leftover Thanksgiving turkey carcass in the pen because the chickens can pick it clean in no time flat, after all meat is a protein source. They don't try to eat the whole bone.

    I just make sure the person that picks up my chicken manure knows that those bones were from leftovers I gave them intentionally, not an animal that died in there.

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