Would you feed your chickens this?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JustMandy, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. JustMandy

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    I made corn muffins in new silicone pans tonight and when they were baking there was a strong chemical smell. The muffins tasted a little like the smell and I cut the tops of the muffins off for us to eat (the part that didn't touch the pan didn't taste bad).

    Can I feed the bottoms to the chickens?

    Can I feed them chili that is medium spicy?
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:Id do chili-Ive done chili I should say if the muffine smelled chemically I wouldnt IMO
     
  3. emys

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    Well the chili is just fine to feed them! They don't taste hot chillies.

    The muffins...[​IMG]
     
  4. patman75

    patman75 Songster 9 Years

    When in doubt....throw it out.

    Or try to use it for raccoon bait. [​IMG]
     
  5. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Songster

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    if its something I dont want to eat I wont feed it to my animals. Maybe it would be fine but that just me I wont take the chance. For instance the other day I bought a bag of feed I didnt notice there was a small hole in it when I got ready to open it i heard peeping coming from inside the bag looked in the hole I now see and there are baby mice in it. Back to the store I go and get a replacement bag. The manager said you can have the other bag it will be ok for your chicks. No way. Then I read that the eggs that had salmonella the feed had been tainted with rat feces and thats where the salmonella came from.
     
  6. JustMandy

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    Okay...okay...I'll toss them in the compost pile. Grr...I hate waste.
     
  7. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hi JustMandy, Yeah, I probably wouldn't feed them the muffins. Feed them the peppers though! Birds don't taste capsaicin (the "hot" substance in peppers).
     
  8. tammye

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    remember what you feed your chickens you end up eating too! in eggs and meat!
     
  9. chickenlady08

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  10. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Chickens can't taste pepper but the taste can leech into the eggs if it's really strong... so your decision! I, too, wouldn't feed the muffins...
     

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