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If you overfeed your chickens, will they explode?

Did you ever have goldfish? If so, you probably received advice at some point about feeding them. You were told to take particular caution to not overfeed them. A goldfish will clean it’s plate (or bowl as the case may be) and whatever else you give it next. You may have been told that your goldfish could explode if it ate too much. Not a pretty picture.

Watching my chickens go about their day I sometimes wonder if they eat too much. It doesn’t seem to matter what time it is or how many snacks they’ve already had. Betty and Margot are always ready for more.

They are rambunctious in the morning. I open the coop to give them some yard time most days before I leave for work.

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