Artichokes

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by KDK1, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone feed their chickens artichokes? or a better question: CAN you feed artichokes?
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    I'm not even sure if people should eat artichokes. I touched one once and decided not to risk it. [​IMG]

    Just kidding (kind of). [​IMG] I can't see why chicken couldn't eat them. Hopefully someone a bit more useful than I am will come along soon.
     
  3. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure I shouldn't feed them the actual "choke". There's a reason it's called that, but what about the leaves?
    Taz, what part of Tampa area are you. I moved to Galveston from Weeki Wachee three years ago. Used to live in Clearwater too.
     
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  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:I put veggies that I think are too tough through the food processor and then give it to the birds. If you can shred it, they can eat it. I am not aware of any toxicity issues with it so I see no reason not to let them try it.
     
  5. Amethyste

    Amethyste For Love of Boo...

    That's the one thing I wont share with my girls.

    All artichokes in the house belong to me [​IMG]
     
  6. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2 [​IMG]
     
  7. Memphisjourney2seramas

    Memphisjourney2seramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always have and never had a problem.
     
  8. chicken_noob

    chicken_noob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha I agree that we shouldn't eat them.. if its "not good enough" for me, my chickens wont have it either.
     
  9. Carter57

    Carter57 Out Of The Brooder

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    Never had one in the house. But they do love corn and corn cobs that I have eaten.
    Even corn shucks....
     
  10. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Quote:I missed this post somehow. [​IMG] I moved from East Tampa back to my hometown (not too far away) of Riverview a few years ago. I have family in Galveston.
     

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