are apple peels safe??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rhaj, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. rhaj

    rhaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am making a batch of applesauce and have a big plate of apple peelings. I am wondering if I cna give them to teh girls. I peeled them iwht a knife so some are bigger/longer/thicker than others.

    I don't know if they could choke on them or not? That might be a stupid question??? [​IMG]
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Apple peels are fine. Your birds will love them.
     
  3. rhaj

    rhaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    great, thanks! [​IMG]
     
  4. linben

    linben Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls wouldn't eat the apple peels even when I cut them up in pieces, BUT if I microwaved them to soften them they loved them!
     
  5. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They better be, my birds are cleaning up under the wild apple trees. The other night 4 of them were chasing a rolling apple down the hill.[​IMG]
     
  6. Ohhhdear

    Ohhhdear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine especially love it when the apples get a little soft and fermented! I thought I'd just toss the brown, funky-smelling apples into the compost. I set the bucket on the porch step and before I could turn back around from closing the gate, my hens had swarmed the bucket and were diving into it! OK, so I spread the apples on the garden and let them enjoy!
     

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