Can chickens eat grapes?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bock, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering if it it's okay, since I have been feeding them to my flock from the bush in my backyard. Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Yes, and if you're lucky, you'll get to keep your arm! Mine will try to take me down to get grapes off of me...
     
  3. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha, I know what you are talking about! [​IMG] My RIR hen jumps like 4 feet to get the grapes! Then my Jap. bantam hen runs and grabs the whole bunch! It's hilarious! [​IMG]
     
  4. Milliemay

    Milliemay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Urrrrr, yeah! They can and will eat everything, even each other.....Right now mine are getting all of the over grown zucchini from the garden.
     
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  5. Emzyyy

    Emzyyy Runs with Deer

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    My mom feeds my chickens EVERYTHING! I told her not to but she has fed my chickens fried chicken. [​IMG]
     
  6. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't free range my chickens until I pick the grapes or I don't get any grapes.
     
  7. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Absolutely! They love them!!!
     
  8. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, if they are big I usually cut them in half. I feed my chickens everything. I just toss stuff off my deck. If they don't like it they don't eat it. Simple as that. I look at it this way. If chickens didn't have humans to take care of them what would they do??? Eat anything and everything......... so, I don't really worry what chickens eat. Many would disagree with me but that's what I do. No, I don't give potato skins to them. Otherwise pretty much anything. What they don't eat the ducks will.
     
  9. sixinva

    sixinva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    frozen grapes cut in half are a great treat..
     
  10. RECE*2C*

    RECE*2C* Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:what do the potato skins do that they cant have them? j/w thanks
     

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