Cats, as obligate carnivores, require a lot of animal protein in their meals. In contrast, chickens are omnivores. As a result, they can flourish on the correct combination of plant and animal debris.
Can chickens eat dry cat food? Yes, they can. When given a modest amount of cat food to consume, chickens can survive. It is not suggested, however, and should be done with caution because there may be health hazards involved.
You can indeed give your hens a tiny quantity of cat food, but it’s not a good idea to do so regularly. If you have other sources of protein and vegetables, feeding your hens cat food occasionally is likely to protect them.
If you only have a few chickens and no other food available, feeding them cat food regularly will result in excessive cholesterol levels in their eggs.