Yogurt or any kind???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by colebarnhart, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does it matter what kind of yogurt you give chickens or baby chix? If it's plain does it matter if it has been sweetened?
  2. turbodog

    turbodog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Independence, La.
    I honestly don't know if (or how) it matters, but plain is what I've seen generally recommended.
  3. char259

    char259 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2011
    about yogurt - is it a bad thing to offer it daily? In other words would it perhaps make them have diarrhea?

    My girls REALLY love it.
  4. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    I mixed in yogurt, with oats, and it made a perfect combination. Use plain, unsweetened, yogurt. Try to get the most natural one out there, I gave my chicks organic yogurt, organic cottage cheese, organic corn, and everything else organic. I wanted them to be as healthy as possible, and they were!

    I wouldn't say yogurt is bad for your chicks, for it need to be in moderation. Not all the time, just little treats.

    Good luck! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011
  5. colebarnhart

    colebarnhart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thanks, I bought some and got home and saw that it was sweetened and didn't know what the corn syrup would do, if anything. I just saw PLAIN in big letters and thought it would be unsweetened, but guess not.
  6. TerryQui

    TerryQui Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2011
    Columbus Ohio
    I would think not sweetened, but I am not any chicken expert yet.
    However for my birds that I raise, any sugar is bad for them.
    Heck, it is bad for people.[​IMG]
  7. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    However for my birds that I raise, any sugar is bad for them.
    Heck, it is bad for people.


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