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What about dairy products? Yogurt, cheese, etc.

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lbentley24, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. lbentley24

    lbentley24 New Egg

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    I've heard that feeding dairy to chickens is bad because they are "lactose intolerant." Thoughts?
     
  2. GC-Raptor

    GC-Raptor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks were nursing on mama hen for 3 weeks with no problem. Just kidding. I've never given any dairy to my girls. But I've read on here of people giving yogurt and cottage cheese. I won't give any to mine. GC
     
  3. 0wen

    0wen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've given yogurt without issues in the past. Chickens seem to love it. It's not a daily treat by any means - a handful of times throughout the year, but I've never had a bird have an adverse reaction from it...
     

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