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can chickens eat potatoes????

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cjeanean, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    I seem to remember hearing somewhere that potatoes are toxic to chickens, so I figured I ask here. I have some boiled potatoes left over; can my chickens eat them???
     
  2. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NO raw potato skins! Thats what I remember.
     
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2008
  3. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    what about cooked, though??? These are boiled potatoes
     
  4. spatcher

    spatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With skins on and boiled I am not sure if the toxicity is eliminated or not. Peel em to be sure.
     
  5. beautychick

    beautychick Out Of The Brooder

    I wonder if raw potatoes with no skin on is good
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  6. holldoll

    holldoll New Egg

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    They can't eat the raw green potato skins, cooked not green are fine.
     

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