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what to never feed your chickens ???

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LYNLY, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. LYNLY

    LYNLY Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been reading what chickens love to eat. Is there anything I should never feed them?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I think there are various new threads about what not to feed chickens in the feeding and treats section. Oh yeah, your post is under forum feed back and announcements too. Click on index at the top and you will find the right section there. [​IMG]

    Edit: looks like it already moved [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2007
  3. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Here's one of the threads on what NOT to feed your chickens.
     
  4. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can they have the guts of my squash and pumpkin. I have given them hulled seeds and they loved them but I'm not sure if they can digest whole raw seeds.
     
  5. CutestChickenFarmer

    CutestChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Summer squash, the big, scary ones that have gone to seed, my chickens go crazy over them. It's the seeds that they go after first. I suppose they're okay to feed them, no problems yet.
     
  6. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks so much, I'm going out right now to give them a taste!
     
  7. freerange freaks

    freerange freaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They gobbled up that squash like they hadn't seen food for a week. I love calling them from the front door to see them all race across the yard. It makes me laugh every time.
     
  8. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

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    Can they eat mushrooms?
     
  9. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mushrooms are one of the things you are supposed to avoid giving them.

    The seeds of squash/pumpkins are supposed to add some sort of helpful defense against parasites. Don't know what or how in particular.
     
  10. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Quote:I think if we can eat it so can they... I know mine avoid the wild ones.
     

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