can I feed my chickens peelings?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by beverlyl, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. beverlyl

    beverlyl In the Brooder

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    I am making my son some baby food and peeling the carrots and peaches, so can I chopp the peelings and feed them to the chickens or not?? Thanks in Advance
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    Yes
     
  3. IggiMom

    IggiMom Songster

    Apr 12, 2009
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    I often feed all kinds of peelings to my birds. I usually cook them first to make them easier to digest, but not always.

    That is one of the wonderful things about chickens, you don't waste anything!
    Catherine
     
  4. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
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    Peelings are fine as long as you don't give uncooked potato peelings. Raw potatos have a chemical that's actually poisionus to chickens but cooking them removes the problem.
     

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