watering and feeding gatorade and yogurt ect.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by team_metzer, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. team_metzer

    team_metzer Out Of The Brooder

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    I recieve alot of out of date stuff, Gatorade, yogurt, cottage cheese, breads snack cakes..They perfer the Gatorade over the water, I keep both in the pen. I have`nt lost any birds from the heat. Am I doing the right thing by giving them the drink? Also I wiil toss a carton or two of cottage cheese and yogurt in the pen from time to time is that advised? I let the kids sit in the pen and hand feed the birds breads and snack cakes. Is that ok? I just wanna make sure that I am not harming them I can always feed the stuff to the bears, They really do like sweets! My chicken are free range, no small coops here.
     
  2. BellevueOmlet

    BellevueOmlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My personal belief is that the more natural food/water you feed them the better but that is a personal choice. Natural is usually better and healthier but they can survive on quite random and weird food/wateirng options.
     

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