can my chickens eat bell pepper seeds and scraps?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by m_shuman, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I make pepper jelly and I seed the peppers. Can my chickend eat the scrap seeds and pepper innards?
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yes!
     
  3. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Yep, and in my experience, they love it!
     
  4. AinaWGSD

    AinaWGSD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine adore bell pepper seeds and scraps!
     
  5. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they can have them, but mine don't care for them too much. I had A LOT of bell peppers from the garden. Every time I used them, I took the seeds, insides, etc. out to them. They would end up eating them if they didn't get anything better, but there were still some of the peppers out there the next day.

    I did have a few green bell peppers that got a little too ripe...had turned reddish & then we hadn't done anything with them in time & they got kinda soft & shriveled a little. I cut these open & threw them out there & they liked them better that way instead of crispy green ones.
     
  6. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I am fixin to take them a whole bowl full! I hope they love them.
     
  7. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can they? Good grief, it's worth my life to take pepper guts out in the yard! They love those things. [​IMG]

    I should note that all I use are red, yellow and orange peppers, no green ones, so they may not like those as much, not sure.
     
  8. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I fed them the pepper guts and they loved them! One less thing to put in the compost pile.
     
  9. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure, mine love seedy things.
     
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Mine love it...
     

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