Banana peels

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by dolphinlvr4, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. dolphinlvr4

    dolphinlvr4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ive heard chickens love bananas and thier peels. My 3 sex links have yet to Try them. Are the peels safe for them?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    My chickens like bananas but ignore the peels. Probably too bitter.
     
  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your chickens are smart. there is more poison sprayed on a banana peel than any other fruit.
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    You're right. I had forgotten about that, thanks.
    I've visited banana plantations in Costa Rica and Jamaica. The runoff poisons the rivers and streams.
     
  5. Meike

    Meike New Egg

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    We only buy organic bananas and our chickens eat the peel! Is there any other reason besides the spraying why I shouldn't give them the peel?
     

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