white rice

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Catfishingpokey, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. Catfishingpokey

    Catfishingpokey Songster

    Oct 5, 2008
    Albany, Tx
    i was wondering if it would be ok to feed chicks left over white rice from the table.i didnt know if all the processing it goes through would hurt them or not.
  2. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Songster

    Jun 8, 2008
    Delphos, OH
    I feed them cooked white rice all the time. The only adverse effect is that they beg for more! [​IMG] Well....except for the leghorn. She doesn't care for it as much.
  3. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    I feed it to my girls on occasion, it makes a sticky mess on their beaks! I'm sure it's ok once in a while, but it really has minimal nutritional value. Then again, neither does the styrofoam, paper towels and plastic beads I have caught them eating...
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Quote:Yep, for two years now Kitty has had a large thick styrofoam box as her kitty house. The chickens discovered it and Kitty no longer has a kitty house.
    Mine love cooked white rice. Little nutritional value, but a nice diversion from pecking Kitty's box.

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