Can chickens eat grape seeds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by boxermom, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. boxermom

    boxermom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going grape picking tomorrow and plan to make juice. I know chickens can have grapes but are they ok with the seeds? It would sure be nice to give all the pulp without having to pick out the seeds. I'm a little lazy... [​IMG]
     
  2. extraordinaryfowl

    extraordinaryfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to be pressing grapes in a little over a week and I intend to feed my chickens the pressings. They make grape seed oil which is healthy, so I don't think there will be anything come bad of it. MW.
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    We have loads of wild grapes in NEw England, and plenty of turkeys . . . .
     
  4. boxermom

    boxermom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good! I forgot about my turks! [​IMG] Glad to know they can all enjoy them. Thanks eveyone.
     
  5. joebat

    joebat Out Of The Brooder

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    Gosh yes. My chickens ate All the grapes on my grape arbor this year. I'd pick a few clusters to feed them, then they figured out how to get up there and pick their own. They loved em and were crapping purple poo poo for about a month! No harm done.
     
  6. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Absorootry [​IMG]
     
  7. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. The only thing I've found my chickens like so far is the tops of carrots. They love the leafy tops but not grapes, apples, seed, but grass. It's a good thing I don't have cows. I think a fight would insue on who get the grass. Maybe if I wait long enough I will be able to milk these chickens. I gotta do some checking.[​IMG]
     
  8. boxermom

    boxermom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let me know how milking chickens works. [​IMG]
     
  9. dmazaika

    dmazaika Out Of The Brooder

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    There are only three things that chickens can't eat - avacados, potoato peels, and tomato plants.
     
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  10. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Really!?! Maybe I should tell my chickens they should not have been eating those avacados I've been feeding them for the last 7 years.
     
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