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Are avocados OK for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by silkieRaiser, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Songster

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    I've heard rumors that avocados are bad for chickens. Is this true?
     

  2. MasterOfClucker

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    The flesh around the core and skin contains toxins that can kill.Although Ive gave my chickens a whole avocado nothing happened.So as a general rule don't give your chicken the core or skin and they will be fine.
     
  3. silkieRaiser

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    ok thank you!
     
  4. MasterOfClucker

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    Yep.[​IMG]
     
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  6. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

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    Make certain they are not fermenting if simply old. Chickens seem to be major light weights when it comes to ethanol.
     

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