What do y'all put in oatmeal for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kuntrychick, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When y'all give oatmeal to the chickens, are you giving them oatmeal that didn't all get eaten or do you specifically make oatmeal for the chickens?

    I don't give them any of mine if there's any left over because mine has too much butter & sugar...LOL [​IMG]

    So, I specifically make some for them. I leave out the salt in the water & i don't add anything to it except sometimes a little buttermilk & BOSS & maybe scrambled eggs with egg shells.

    What do your chickens get in their oatmeal?
     
  2. MsMoerose

    MsMoerose Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine eat the uncookes oats out of my hand.
     
  3. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just blueberries.
     
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    I occasionally make oatmeal for my birds on very cold mornings. I throw whatever I have leftover from meals in it. They go crazy over raisins (don't give too many), shredded carrots, apples, green beans, peas, spinach, corn, etc...
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2011
  5. sassifrassi

    sassifrassi Out Of The Brooder

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    I make them oatmeal porridge when its cold and I add raisins or cranberries and sometimes I add protein powder.
     
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been feeding one of my hens oatmeal & GBS to promote feather growth.
     
  7. partsRheavy

    partsRheavy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Protein powder for chickens?! [​IMG] That stuff is expensive!! I can see feed, oatmeal, sunflower seeds and of course leftovers and surplus garden veggies but dang! Protein powder went way up a few years ago!
     

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