can chickens eat pumpkin?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by austinhart123, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can chickens eat pumpkin?
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    OH yes and they LOVE pumpkin...at least mine do. Just cut if open in half and put it on the ground. They eat it down to the shell [​IMG] Seeds and all.
     
  3. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine got the carvings and guts minus the seeds (those go in the oven!) and they were nearly screaching with delight!
     
  4. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yea they can have pumpkin but watch out for the eggs afterwards.... They might come out with scary faces on them....LOL
     
  5. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

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    I am going to try this when we carve out pumpkins and make pumpkin pie.(So far they eat about anything I give them!)
     
  6. ROC4K

    ROC4K Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They love the pumpkin!
     
  7. happyhen

    happyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine ate everything, INCLUDING the shell! [​IMG]
     
  8. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    pumpkins seeds are natural dewormer fer em
     
  9. lilshadow

    lilshadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love pumpkin. The frost got my pumpkin patched before they were completely turned, so I just toss one in the run, and everyone comes running.
     

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