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Suet Cake Recipes for Chickens

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We are very excited to be partnering with Fresh Eggs Daily® to bring you suet cake recipes for chickens!

Did you know that chickens, just like birds LOVE to eat suet? Whether you are creating a suet cake using excess fat from cooking meat OR want to give your chickens a little extra treat made of coconut oil and herbs, your chickens will thank you!  Creating suet cakes using ingredients found in most kitchens the possibilities are endless.  Just pick a base such as meat fat or coconut oil and add in simple ingredients such as: cinnamon, herbs, bird seed, cracked corn, raisins, peanuts and more! Once your suet cake is hardened, release the suet cake from the You Do It Suet® mold and place in a cage feeder for your chickens to enjoy.

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Coconut Pizzazz

1 Cup Coconut Oil
1/2 Cup Bird Seed
1 TSP Garlic Powder
Dash of Cinnamon

Place the coconut oil into the You Do It Suet® mold, microwave to soften if needed. Mix the remaining ingredients above with the coconut oil in the You Do It Suet® mold. Freeze to set.  Release the suet cake from the You Do It Suet®mold and place in a suet cage feeder where your chickens can enjoy this tasty treat.

NOTICE: Only use coconut oil as a base for your suet cake if you are feeding your chickens during the colder months. Coconut oil can melt very fast if set out during warmer weather. A melting suet cake is not good for your chickens or their feathers.

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Winter Warmer

1 LB Ground Beef 80/20 or Meat of your choice (You will use the excess grease ONLY)
Unsalted peanuts
Unsalted peanut butter
Cracked corn
Sunflower seeds
Cayenne pepper

Mix all of the ingredients above in the You Do It Suet® mold. Freeze to set.  Release the suet cake from the You Do It Suet®mold and place in a suet cage feeder where your chickens can enjoy this tasty treat.

NOTICE: Only feed chickens suet cakes during the colder months. For a warm weather treat you can make a seed cake, recipe can be found here.

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Granola Cake

1 LB Ground Beef 80/20 or Meat of your choice (You will use the excess grease ONLY)
Cornmeal
Oats
Dried cranberries
Raisins

Mix all of the ingredients above in the You Do It Suet® mold. Freeze to set.  Release the suet cake from the You Do It Suet®mold and place in a suet cage feeder where your chickens can enjoy this tasty treat.

NOTICE: Only feed chickens suet cakes during the colder months. For a warm weather treat you can make a seed cake, recipe can be found here.

Flowers + Herbs

1.5 Cups Coconut oil
Rose petals or other edible flower petals (violets, marigolds, dandelions)
Fresh or dried herbs  (dill, mint, basil, oregano, parsley)

Place the coconut oil into the You Do It Suet® mold, place in microwave and soften. Mix the remaining ingredients above with the coconut oil in the You Do It Suet® mold. Freeze to set.  Release the suet cake from the You Do It Suet® mold and place in a suet cage feeder where your chickens can enjoy this tasty treat.

NOTICE: Only use coconut oil as a base for your suet cake if you are feeding your chickens during the colder months. Coconut oil can melt very fast if set out during warmer weather. A melting suet cake is not good for your chickens or their feathers.

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Get full recipe on the Fresh Eggs Daily® website HERE.

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