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What foods you can give your flock?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tara2, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. tara2

    tara2 In the Brooder

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    what are some foods that you should give your flock in the winter time during this cold cold weather to help keep them healthy?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

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    Most people will tell you that they don't need anything but their regular feed. If you give a lot of treats or table scrraps, try to maintain a balanced diet.
     
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    21hens-incharge Enabler Premium Member

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    Giving a lot of veggie treats can drop the protein taken in and cause issues.
    That being said I do give mine warm oatmeal on Sunday mornings and I mix in craisins and even mackerel.
    In the summer I give mine watermelon and veggie scraps. I also toss out some meal worms when I do that to boost them back up a bit.
    BOSS (black oil sunflower seed) is a much loved treat for them too.


    Moderation is the key.
     

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