Yogurt for your Chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by KiwiChook, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. KiwiChook

    KiwiChook Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone ever feed their chickens yogurt. I heard its meant to be quite good for them. Keeps their insides healthy. Healthy insides = healthy eggs [​IMG]
     
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    Lots of people do. Have you ever tried making it? Look in the recipe forum for a great money saving recipe. [​IMG]
     
  3. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    It's a probiotic. I typically give it to all my chicks a couple days before they leave the brooder and hit the grass.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    All the time. They love it. Plain with active cultures. Yum. [​IMG]
     
  5. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    i give mine yogurt in the morning and they literally SCREAM as i put it down. They all love it! i give them organic, fat free, plain.
     
  6. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    every day... I give it the first day the chicks are hatched free choice.
     
  7. pattycake

    pattycake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost every day. Hint: it's very messy if you just put it on a plate or bowl. Mix it up with dry oatmeal -- makes it chunky and easy to eat.
     
  8. rdranch

    rdranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great idea mixing it with oatmeal that everybody has a chance to get some!!!!![​IMG]:D[​IMG]
     

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