1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.

what is your chicken's weirdest treat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rrrsmom, Jul 17, 2007.

  1. rrrsmom

    rrrsmom In the Brooder

    73
    6
    41
    Jun 2, 2007
    salt lake city, Ut
    I fed my chickens macaroni and cheese the other day and they fought over it like it was mealworms. It made me wonder, what do your chickens love that you weren't expecting them to?
     
  2. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

    2,211
    86
    246
    Mar 30, 2007
    Belleville, Kansas
    Fried chicken! [​IMG][​IMG] And taco's from our local taco place. They go nuts every time we eat them, I think they must smell them cuz I can NOT get them to behave when we are eating tacos. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2007
  3. annrich

    annrich Songster

    482
    5
    139
    May 27, 2007
    Western NY
    My dh used to cook them pasta. Just because hes Italian he thought the chickens were too.
     
  4. Blackberries.they go nuts when I bring them out.[​IMG]
     
  5. 65browneyes

    65browneyes Songster

    734
    12
    164
    Mar 2, 2007
    Arizona
    Keeping in mind they do eat bugs, I still find it weird that my girl eat scorpions. Or maybe I just find it really gross, not sure now that I think about it.
     
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Mine had beef stew with mashed potato's & gravy last night.
     
  7. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    3,366
    58
    238
    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Cicada's and Japanese Beetles...you'd think I just fed them a Filet Mignon the way they act...[​IMG]
     
  8. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    Quote:[​IMG]

    Mine kill and eat (if we don't take the body out in time) rats and mice. What the heck? It's not like they're lacking food! [​IMG]
     
  9. COgirl

    COgirl In the Brooder

    86
    0
    39
    Jun 6, 2007
    Falcon Colorado
    Well last night I found out my older (5 months) hens and 1 roo really like pepperoni pizza, my barred rock Betty Boop sat on my husbands shoulder so she could partake, I drew the line at the cold beer though [​IMG]
     
  10. My Turken got into my wine glass the other day and sipped some Two Buck Chuck. Little scamp. No ill-effects tho.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: