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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

    Nov 13, 2014
    C&T Tiny Farm

    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

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    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.
  3. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Enabler Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    Northern Colorado
    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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