OK, so everywhere I read says that chickens are little omnivore eating machines. I’ve been testing that theory out lately by giving them table scraps and leftovers in the refrigerators. However, I don’t give them anything, I do have a few rules.
– No food that has spoiled
– No sweets or desserts
– No spicy foods
– Limit the processes foods
– No uncooked hard beans
– No potatoes with green spots
After a couple of weeks here’s my list of likes/dislikes. I will continue to update as the hens try more.
watermelon (but not the rind)
leaves from my pepper plants
herbs (basil, parsley)
ham (boar’s head deli meat)
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have come to really love chickens.
“We have so many eggs,” the We’re the Millers star told host Chelsea Handler. “People are getting so sick of getting eggs. It’s like, here, we didn’t bring wine, but here’s a carton of eggs!
Here’s the story from back in 2013 on eonline.
Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston bought $21 million dollar home – because of chickens!
I recently added a perch to the run. There is always at least one hen on top of the perch at all times. They are having such enjoyment with the perch that I am going to add a second.