Can Chickens eat Blueberries and Red Grapes?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mtnhomechick, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Just wondering. I have a bunch and they are so hot. Are these fruits safe?
  2. clickie

    clickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2009
    Ocean State
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2009
  3. foweler

    foweler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Chico, CA
    Mine have been getting red grapes cut into halves and quarters with a scoop of plain yogurt for weeks now. Have given blueberries a few times too but they like grapes better.
  4. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lebanon, Virginia
    Sure, just cut them up into edible size pieces for them.
  5. Rusty's Ranch

    Rusty's Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    So Cal
    We have red grape vines in the back yard and the girls jump up and help themselves. They love them! [​IMG]

    I haven't tried blueberries, but they turned their nose up at raspberries recently.
  6. Kung Foo Chicken

    Kung Foo Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sure if they can beat me to them. I love blueberries!
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Mine turn into Olympic jumpers when the blueberries are ripening, LOL. When I had a poor RIR hen dying, the only thing that perked her up was to tell her I had blueberries and it was the last thing she ate before she died. They love them.
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  8. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Quote:AWWW...that's sweet.
  9. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

    Apr 7, 2009
    Frozen grape halves are some of my girls favorite things. Frozen mixed veggies are another favorite around here too. I guess if you live in cold country it would not be so wonderful but here were it gets well over 100* in the summer almost everyday, it is a welcome treat for them to get frozen goodies.
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  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    You bet they can, I don't cut them up it is so much more fun to watch them play catch me and my prize if you can. it also helps with boredom to give them something to do.

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