Apples

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Easter eggers, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are apples okay for chickens? Ithink they are honey crisp apples.
     
  2. ladybug99

    ladybug99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give mine apples... I do cut them up for them but they love them... doesn't seem to matter what kind they are
     
  3. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're fine. Mine like them better hung up, though. Easier to eat that way.
     
  4. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love them no matter the type. They eat them whole, sliced, diced, made into applesauce......whatever.
     
  5. Farm Boy do this

    Farm Boy do this Out Of The Brooder

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    I blend mine up with some other goodies, my chickens are spoiled rotten!
     
  6. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    We live in ag country so I buy apples by the huge 50# bag and each breeding pen probably gets 6 apples a day and the free ranging birds get all they want. For $5 a bag I can afford to feed them what they want. Peach season is the same, so is strawberries etc. Mine get a lot of fruit!
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you feed them honey crisp? ooh....my favorite, they are VERY expensive here!
    ADORE apples, I just threw mine a bunch last night...they like tomatoes even better...attracted to the red color!
     
  8. chicken995

    chicken995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a red delicious and a granny smith tree. The put out too many apples for me, my family, and my friends to eat, so the chickens and dogs get the rest.
     
  9. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine go nuts for apples, I bought a chicken treat ball from the feed store to feed them hanging apples like mentioned above [​IMG]
     

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