Wild bird treats for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by KarateHorse, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. KarateHorse

    KarateHorse Out Of The Brooder

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    We found these treats at Walmart for a dollar. Does anyone know if these are ok for chickens?
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I think chicken can have suet - as long as it is in moderation.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Whilst I'm sure your flock would gladly eat suet - I'd personally stay away from feeding fats to my chickens - they simply don't need that kind of energy, assuming they are getting proprietary feed. Having said that, I seem to eat fat - sure I don't need that kind of energy either, but it tastes good [​IMG]

    As redsoxs advises, moderation is the key with any treats.
     
  4. KarateHorse

    KarateHorse Out Of The Brooder

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    Today I hung part of the treat in their coop and they loved it. I didn't think about it making them fat. They don't have much room to run right now so I'll make sure to not give them to much. Thanks for the replys.
     

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