whats your chickens favorite treat??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mickeymousears, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love string cheese - oddly enough so does my cockatiel and I think they would kill me over a cup of meal worms.
     
  2. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    watermelon
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Melons. (watermelons, asian melons, american muskmelons, european cantaloupes - doesn't matter the type)

    If they're homegrown with lots of compost, they're the best. The seeds act as a good de-worming agent, the flesh is refreshing, delicious, and always fun to watch them eat, and the rind is mostly where several different minerals and vitamins are stored in. And with the fact that the melons are not storebought, I can completely trust myself or my birds eating the rind! [​IMG]

    Jelly melons are the best though - They have a higher mineral content, are the coolest looking in appearance, and the texture of the flesh is a hit amongst the chickens.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Bread!

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  5. JP101010

    JP101010 Chillin' With My Peeps

    mealworms!!!
    runner up : the inards of green grapes- im too scared to give them whole or even half'd so i hold a half and each chicken helps to clean out the "inards" and when they are done i left with a hollowed out grape skin.
     
  6. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Craisins! My hens love them! It's "Chicken-Crack"
     
  7. I<3Overalls

    I<3Overalls Out Of The Brooder

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    They go nuts over blueberries, they just never seem to get tired of them [​IMG]
     
  8. mickeymousears

    mickeymousears Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard watermelon but none of my animals like it- the rabbits will eat it if its their ONLY treat.
    Mine won't eat bread either - picky stinkers!!
    They do eat rice though
    And we recently discovered asparagus tops were pretty good!!
     
  9. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    #1 watermellon
    #2 burdock leaves
    #3 bread
    #4 squash
     
  10. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love spaghetti noodles and any kind of melon too.

    Bread? They would not touch it.
     

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