9 treats that are good for your flock

NZ Lifestyle Block - - Your Poultry -

A lot of peo­ple like to feed their birds treats to keep them tame. The best op­tions in­clude: starchy foods like rice and bread pro­tein op­tions like meat (raw or cooked), bones from a roast meal cheese

milk and yo­ghurt in mod­er­a­tion, how­ever birds can­not di­gest lac­tose so they drink more wa­ter to flush it out of their kid­neys, creating wet drop­pings

cooked veg­eta­bles (which are sig­nif­i­cantly eas­ier to di­gest than raw)

scratch grains like wheat, mixed grains, dried peas, sun­flower seeds, but no more than 10g or so per bird

meal worms, an es­pe­cially rel­ished treat which can be bought in dried form from pet shops

peck­ing blocks

herbs and grasses

Cooked veg­eta­bles are more di­gestible than raw ones

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