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Do chickens like apples???

post #1 of 29
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I have to assume they do, I am just sitting here in my office looking at a bizillion apples on the ground in my back yard and thinking to myself, Hmmm.....  wink

What's a realistic limit?

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Why'd the chicken cross the road? (To prove to the possum that it CAN be done!)

The former Girls: Their story you are about to hear is true, and their names remain the same.
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post #2 of 29

yes, they like apples, and tomatoes.

I would not feed more then 1/4 apple per bird.

Look for a change in thier stools, if it goes really runny, stop or cut back.

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I am not an environmental activist, I am an active environmentalist, and one may be asking what is the difference. The first talks about what others should do with their land and the latter are the landowners and the stewards of it.
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post #3 of 29
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Thanks, I guess I need about 600 chickens then!  lol

Why'd the chicken cross the road? (To prove to the possum that it CAN be done!)

The former Girls: Their story you are about to hear is true, and their names remain the same.
~~Chicken Stew, Chicken Soup, Chicken & Dumpling's, Chicken Pot-pie, Chicken Salad, & Chicken Nuggets~~
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Why'd the chicken cross the road? (To prove to the possum that it CAN be done!)

The former Girls: Their story you are about to hear is true, and their names remain the same.
~~Chicken Stew, Chicken Soup, Chicken & Dumpling's, Chicken Pot-pie, Chicken Salad, & Chicken Nuggets~~
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post #4 of 29

if you have the space in the refrig you can bag them and save them for later to feed --- or put them in a cool dark place - like a basement to store and feed as need be.


But your plan A is a good one lol

I am not an environmental activist, I am an active environmentalist, and one may be asking what is the difference. The first talks about what others should do with their land and the latter are the landowners and the stewards of it.
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I am not an environmental activist, I am an active environmentalist, and one may be asking what is the difference. The first talks about what others should do with their land and the latter are the landowners and the stewards of it.
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post #5 of 29

mine love them. I keep a few in the fridge so on these hot days they get a cool treat. I put out one to two for my 17. Never had a problem

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Seabrights,  OEBB's,  Red Star, Gold Phoenix,  GLW,  Barred Rock and  Buff Orpingtons.

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post #6 of 29

Ohhhhhhh  they love apples lol  mine eat them all the time

but make sure they don't eat the seeds

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post #7 of 29
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Originally Posted by Firefyter-Emt 

Thanks, I guess I need about 600 chickens then!  lol


Yep- I'd just vote for getting more chickens!  tongue

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Arlee453 is Susan, mom to  (in no particular order...) 4 humans, a big-ole bunch of chickens, chicks, etc, 7 dogs, 3 cats, parakeets, peafowl, a few ducks and 1 neglected husband...
Visit my blog/webcam webpage:
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post #8 of 29
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Originally Posted by Chicken_boy 

Ohhhhhhh  they love apples lol  mine eat them all the time

but make sure they don't eat the seeds


why cant they have the seeds??

post #9 of 29

will they eat the little crab apples, we got plenty that are falling off our old apple tree, they are sour to eat, but maybe I could put good use to them.

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~Mom to 5 kids: 12 yr old ,9 yr old, 7yr old,5 yr old,2 yr old,1 loving husband, 1 ~ragdoll/siamese cat~Isabelle, 1~ tabby cat~Daisey Mae, ,  1~ Rotti~Jasper,1~ Beagle~Sam,1 ~21  month old Aussie SheperdX beagle~Zoe,1 ~24 yr old QH ~Sanna, 1~ 6 yr old TB~Hobbins, 59 chickens,7~2 week old Swedish and rouen ducklings and 2~4 day old muscovy ducklings
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post #10 of 29

mine eat apples that fall off the tree and I'm not going out there and picking the seeds out

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