Emergencies happen. Feed supplies run short and the flock is goung to revolt if they aren't fed. What does one do in this situation? Create a healthy, temporary substitute that contains proteins and grains with an bit of color and make a peace offering to those feathered friends.
Emergency poultry rations
This is enough food nutrients to carry flock birds over until feed is replenished.
12 dozen boiled eggs
3 C oatmeal
4 C water
Chop eggs shell and all. Chop or dice tomatoes and cucumber into fine pieces. Stir together and set aside.
In a large stock pot add and boil water. Stir in oatmeal and let simmer 6 to 10 mins on medium. Stir occasionally. When oatmeal thickens add egg and veggie mixture. Pour into small bowls and place in fridge to cool.
For added bulk, stir in leftovers from family meals, meal worms, canned beans, or canned veggies. Tuna may also be added.
Serve at room temperature.
Makes 20 + bird servings.
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