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white bread?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dadsgirl, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. dadsgirl

    dadsgirl Songster

    Jun 30, 2008
    jay, florida
    some people say not to give your chickens white bread. what ideas does anyone have on this matter??
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    It's a treat, like it shoudl be for humans. There's no nutritional value in it so they risk filling up on it and no eating their feed.
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    another issue that causes the argument...white bread when fresh, is gummy and can stick to the mouth, clog up throats and pack crops.

    if you want to give them some, leave it out for a day on the counter to go stale. then it shouldn't be an issue.

    as with any 'treat', serve in moderation. [​IMG]
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Moderation, moderation, moderation! You know, like wine and chocolate!! [​IMG]

    It won't hurt them as long as it is not a substitute for their normal feed. Mine get all of our leftovers, including bread. It is considered a treat.

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