can chickens eat bananas

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pax12, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. pax12

    pax12 Songster

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    can chickens eat bananas
     
  2. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Songster

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    yup
     
  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Mine do all the time and I've never had a problem.
     
  4. namreknat

    namreknat In the Brooder

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    Yes, mine love bananas.[​IMG]
     
  5. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    Yes.

    Rule of Thumb: Anything you can eat, they can eat.

    Onions and garlic give them funny tasting eggs, so you gotta watch that. Potatoe eyes seem to have some sort of issue, but there again... would you eat them?
     
  6. miss jay's mama

    miss jay's mama In the Brooder

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    Mine LOVE bananas. I peel them and put them in a suet cage feeder. It takes them longer to eat --- giving them something to do during the long winter.[​IMG]
     
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  7. WiseChicks

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    OMG YES!!!!!!! Mine go Bananas for them! [​IMG]

    miss Jay's mama - GREAT idea with the suet cage! I'm gonna try that!

    Katie
     
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  8. HennyPennies2007

    HennyPennies2007 Songster

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    I love it when they get "banana lips" and you have a ton of hens running around trying to clean their lips off...It is hilarious!
     
  9. nicodemuschickenfan

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    I like bananas... [​IMG] Do I count?
     
  10. noriko

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    I usually mash bananas & mix with plain yogurt & rice crispy cereal. They love it! [​IMG]
     

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