What`s the nastiest thing you fed your flock?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by 1FastFlamingo, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. 1FastFlamingo

    1FastFlamingo Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 17, 2010
    Brevard County, Florida
    Running with Dinahmo`s idea, in the "roadkill" thread that is rather entertaining, got me thinking. What IS the nastiest thing you have given to your chickens? I am guilty of lizards and roaches I have caught, and 1 mouse I took from my dog a while ago.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2010
  2. PoultryParadise

    PoultryParadise Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2010
    We have way too many frogs in our area. My husband is guilty of purposly driving the lawn mower in an inside to outside fashion too close to the chicken fencing just to sit and watch the huge fights over the frogs. The hens are tearing and ripping them apart, ever proud of themselves when they manage to rip off a sizeable chunk.
  3. DTRM30

    DTRM30 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    My kids thought it was gross that I fed my chickens left over chicken from dinner this past summer LOL [​IMG]
    and were amazed that they gobbled it up without a second thought ...
    Not really a nasty, but an interesting thought - chickens eating chicken ....
    They call them the living garbage disposals now - they'll eat any leftovers I give them - and they LOVE pasta - they go bonkers over it [​IMG]

    But they did catch hold of a baby mouse one day - it wasn't a pretty sight.
  4. lacasitarojafarm

    lacasitarojafarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2010
    Skagit Valley, WA
    Ditto on the mouse. We had one run into the chicken yard as my husband was chasing after it to kill it. Man, that was a bad idea. They tore it apart. My chickens aslo go crazy over leftover spaghetti.
  5. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    Road kill probably. when their is a freshly killed squirrel in front of our house I can't help but give them the free, protein rich treat [​IMG]
    mine also enjoy cleaning off turkey and chicken carcasses and eating maggot out of the compost
    My friend feeds her ducks live frogs and they rip the legs off and go crazy [​IMG] (even I am not capable of this [​IMG] )
  6. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    I keep it simple............I do not feed anything I would not eat myself..........
    If they find something on thier own.I just do not want to know about it. [​IMG]
  7. Gray Ghost

    Gray Ghost Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2010
    Duck carcasses (wild ducks which I shot and removed the breasts). They pick em clean!

  8. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 6, 2009
    Mice. The ones the cat killed in the garage, they find em. Then run around with them. Eventually they eat them.
  9. shaft0463

    shaft0463 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2010
    The organs from the chicken I had to process due to leg issues. She was their sister.

    Better than wasting things though. And they loved the treat!
  10. Cargo

    Cargo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2010
    Farmington, NM
    Rabbit innards and head.

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