Chicken treats, really?

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  1. marlingardener

    marlingardener Strong Ash

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    Did you know a well-known livestock and pet food company makes treats for chickens? I was amazed. Our hens are spoiled rotten with pasta, rice, ends of homemade bread, but packaged treats?
    I went to the feed store to give the guys homemade bread, and the owner had sample packets of "Farm to Flock" hen treats. He gave me a box of the packets which are nutritious and organic. My gosh, those ladies are eating healthier than we are (the cats are eating healthily also, except for the occasional mouse or cricket). Somehow, the world got turned upside down. . . .
     
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  3. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Ok, right then....a treat for chooks?!
    Are you supposed to say, "Sit"? ..No wait, I mean "Lay"? ...and then reward the chook with a treat?
    Or is the treat meant to simply spoil the girls?
    What IS this world coming to! Do the hens hold the deed to your farm?
     
  4. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    The chickens own the farm and the humans are paid with eggs.:)

    Humans are required to learn about the latest chicken treats, Jane is doing a great job. She gets more eggs!!

    Jerry
     
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    marlingardener Strong Ash

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    Jerry, the cats own the farm and the hens are "renters" that pay off in eggs. How I got so under the paws and the chicken feet, so trained, I don't know. I have the feeling the "meek shall inherit the earth" does not include cats nor hens. They own it now!
     
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    Dirtmechanic In Flower

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    You just reminded me of a fun author by the name of Pollan. He pointed to pigs and noted that prior to them associating themselves with humans, their population was small and ever since they outnumber people.
     

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