What treat did your chickies get today?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Plucky Pullet, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. chickenlover237

    chickenlover237 Chillin' With My Peeps

    mine had some red beans and rice! they really liked it.
     
  2. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Watermellon Rind...they ate all of it; and there was a lot.
     
  3. jandrusrn

    jandrusrn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the big girls outside got some squash and flax seed with milk and oatmeal.... the newbies got some parrot formula (dry) w/chia seed, flax seed ground up, some sour cream, plain yogurt, and peanut butter.... mashed together! Yummmmy
     
  4. Indigosands

    Indigosands Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Birdseed mix this am, leftover shelled garden peas and oatmeal for supper.
     
  5. ELauraD

    ELauraD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My babies are really to young for all the goodies you folks are giving yours but we did dig up some worms and man was that fun to watch. Our first worm run, what a hoot.
     
  6. chickarino

    chickarino Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine LOVE red leaf lettuce and tomatoes with some corn on the cob!
     
  7. sdsmowen

    sdsmowen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Watermelon they were not sure at first but soon dug in :)
     
  8. myloveasdeep

    myloveasdeep New Egg

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    My chickens are super picky. I don't know if it's because they are young (9 weeks) or what, but they only like watermelon (they eat to the rind and then leave the rest), spaghetti and boiled egg mashed. I think maybe they have a hard time with bigger chunks, because they didn't like tuna, canteloupe, banana or oatmeal. They wouldn't even LOOK at the oatmeal. I've been giving them a slice of frozen watermelon every day because our temps have been in hovering around 100 and they just sit in their house panting.
     
  9. bama gal

    bama gal Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls are 10 weeks old. They got zucchini, cabbage, tomato, & carrot. Ran it through the food processor. They gobbled it up!
     
  10. Rock Home Isle

    Rock Home Isle Chillin' With My Peeps

    We had such a hot day yesterday...So we had fresh cold watermellon with our dinner last night. The pullets got the rinds and they had a great time with them.

    This morning I went out to see hwo they were doing before I went off to UNC. The whole flock came running to me to great me as I went into the yard....I gave them bird seed as a treat. Lots of pushing and pecking, they love bird seed.
     
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2012

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