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What's YOUR chickens' favorite treat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by fowltemptress, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. fowltemptress

    fowltemptress Frugal Fan Club President

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    Mine hate yogurt, won't touch the stuff . . . except for one, who goes crazy for it. The treat that never fails to turn into a feeding frenzy is a nice handful of roaches. They like them even more than the phoenix worms and crickets I catch for them! The jury's still out on veggies, but they'll eat no end of grass. Boiled eggs are a no no, but if I prepare them any other way they go crazy.

    What's your chickens' favorites? [​IMG] Dislikes?
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2008
  2. Mine love tomatoes! They also love wheat as a treat.
     
  3. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Songster

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    grapes from the grape vine in our yard they love them
     
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  4. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

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    Mine love just about anything but Bridgette (house chicken/cornish x) LOVES peas and carrots LoL And will eat them from my fingers, its a nightly treat for her.
     
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    So far, they love ants. Hate tomatoes and blackberries. Go figure. [​IMG]
     
  6. Omlene 100 horse feed!!! They go NUTS!!!
     
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

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    They love hard boiled eggs, a bowl of warm oatmeal, corn bread, cooked pasta, kale, watermelon, tomatoes, and just about anything that I put out for them in the evening (that's our time of day for treats). They do hate most berries, will eat strawberries though, and yogurt. Silly birds! [​IMG]
     
  8. lizard7

    lizard7 In the Brooder

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    Corn on the cob is by far their favorite, red grapes and strawberries also
     
  9. Peeled bananas! (soft)
     
  10. hooligan

    hooligan Songster

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    Quote:When some of the rescued 'broiler boys' had to be in the house for URIs I made them banana oatmeal everynight (it was Jan. and so cold) they LOVED it!
     

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