Yougurt portion size

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by crawfordmama, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2010
    The Lakes Region, NH
    What is a good amount of yogurt to give as a treat per chicken? I gave them yogurt today, but it was clearly too much, as they all have loose stools now. Thanks!
  2. OwensMom

    OwensMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    CO Western Slope
    Crawfordmama I give my chickens about 1 cup of yogurt for 6 hens per day. If they get loose stools reduce amount of yogurt until they are used to eating it. It is healthful for them; they love it and the eggs taste wonderful!
  3. MakNugget

    MakNugget Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2010
    Portland, OR
    It seems to depend on what's on the menu for the girls. After I mix it thoroughly, I'll put one or two healthy dollops using a teaspoon and put it on a plate. I usually put some BOSS on top or sliced cucumbers to get their attention. It's not a lot, and that's for 3 girls. I might use a little more when I choose to freeze it in a plastic cup though.

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