Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?

can chickens eat strawberries

Chickens love a little variety in their diets and adding some leftover strawberries to their meal will make them a happy flock of chickens.

Strawberries are perfectly safe for your chickens, in moderation, of course. 

Why Feed Your Chickens Strawberries

Aside from the fact that it’s fun to feed your chickens treats from time to time, there’s also a slew of other benefits of feeding your chickens strawberries. 

Strawberries are Nutrient Rich

Strawberries are… [Read More]

Can Chickens Eat Celery?

can chickens eat celery

Chicken lovers can’t help but treat their chooks to something fun every once and awhile. We love to watch our flock happily gobble up any goodies we offer them. Whether it’s table scraps, worms, or commercial treats, we can’t help but adore our hens as they fight over the morsels we give them.

But have you ever given your chickens a special treat, and instead of scurrying about and chomping it down, they… [Read More]

Top 7 Chicken Feed Brands

When it comes to feeding your flock, just as feeding yourself, it’s important to know good quality food from poor quality food. Additionally, it is just as or even more important to know HOW to feed them. Although the ingredients used in different types of feed are similar, the proportions vary depending on the particular age and use category of chickens being fed. Each bag of feed is labeled with its specific use. So before… [Read More]

What Do Baby Chicks Eat?

What do baby chicks eat? Well, when one of my free-range hens disappeared from the flock one spring day, I thought the worst. I figured a predator had taken her and she was lost forever. This was a hen that I had saved from predator attacks before, and she was not a spring chicken anymore. Imagine my surprise when I heard the familiar clucking of my favorite hen during chores one afternoon. Not only… [Read More]

Organic Chicken Feed: What to Know Before Buying

Once upon a time, we didn’t have to worry about feeding our animals and livestock ‘pure’ food.

Sadly, that is no longer true. Manufacturers have been adding things to animal feeds for decades; antibiotics, hormones and now Genetically Modified Organisms (all in the name of animal health and economy).

Happily, some of those practices have stopped such as growth hormones in chicken feed, but the GMO issue is huge, controversial and not likely to go… [Read More]