What are your chickens top 5 treats?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by nellynel, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. nellynel

    nellynel Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens go crazy over these:

    1. Rice
    2. Bread
    3. Zucchini- I throw it in there whole and they go nuts! Great use for all those extra zucchinis I grew this year!
    4. dried meal worms
    5. broken up hard boiled eggs!


    What do your chickens love?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    This is what mine love:

    #1: Moistened layer feed--not sure why they love such a simple thing, but they do!
    #2: Hard-boiled eggs (and scrambled eggs)--they go crazy over them!
    #3: Dried mealworms (particularly my bantams)
    #4: Bread, of any type
    #5: Tomatoes--they're always stealing nice ripe ones off the bushes *sigh*
     
  3. nellynel

    nellynel Out Of The Brooder

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    for some reason my girls aren't interested in tomatoes..... I have given them a few straight from the garden no luck!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine didn't really used to be either, until this year. (they're about 2 years old)
     
  5. Chickmagnet36

    Chickmagnet36 Out Of The Brooder

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    1. Watermelon
    2. Scratch
    3. Broccoli
    4. Tomatoes
    5. Meal worms
     
  6. fallenangel79

    fallenangel79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is rice ok to give them?
     
  7. farmchickutah

    farmchickutah Out Of The Brooder

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    Scratch, weeds, any kind of melons, most vegetables from the garden, apples
     
  8. FrizzlesRule

    FrizzlesRule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All kinds of lettuce
    cooked eggs
    bread
    Zuchinni
    anything I'm eating
     
  9. TheReadyBoys

    TheReadyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tomatoes
    Bread and rolls
    Watermelon
    Peas
    Bananas

    They will eat just about everything, but they certainly do have their favorites!
     
  10. Denicer

    Denicer New Egg

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    My girls favorite treats:

    Breads any kind
    meals worms
    a seeds,nuts with dried fruit mixture
    any melon
    spinach fresh
     

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