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WHAT NOT TO FEED YOUR CHICKENS

Written by Outpost Buildings on January 26th, 2017.      0 comments

Chickens are great food-munching machines - they will eat almost anything and my hens love a bit of variety in their diet.

But, just because they eat it doesn’t always mean it’s good for them so it's important to know what to give them and what you shouldn’t give them.

It’s great to feed your chickens table scraps. I hate throwing things in the trash, so it seems logical to me that I can feed some of our half-eaten meals to the ladies in the backyard. However, there are some foods that you should not feed to your hens.

Here is a list of the most common foods that you should not feed to your hens.

 

Not safe for Chickens

  • Potato Peels
  • Raw Potato or green potato
  • Chocolate
  • Citrus fruits
  • Candy
  • Avocado skin or pit
  • Dried lentils or beans
  • Uncooked rice
  • Onion
  • Raw Eggs
  • Salty foods
  • No spoiled or mouldy foods

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Chickens should not eat green potatoes or green tomatoes!

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Dried beans are known to create very serious illness and even death for chickens.


 

 

 
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