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Can they eat? Papaya

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by crzychicken, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all, Can Chickens eat mango seeds and all ? can they eat Papaya also

    Thanks
    Jody, Mass
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2008
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sure, I don't see harm in it.
     
  3. Dana

    Dana Out Of The Brooder

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    Mangoes have one big seed, that the chickens wouldn't be able to eat. The skin would probably be fine too.
     
  4. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks they are getting one tonight.
     
  5. ooptec

    ooptec Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey,

    Mine got a lot of mango's this summer as they were frequently 6/a buck in the mark down bins. I just split it around from tip to tail, peeled a little back w/a tablespoon and after the first one the girls swarmed them. They won't eat the peel or seed.

    cheers
     
  6. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They loved the mango Thanks I'm also going to try papaya.
     
  7. Village Farm

    Village Farm Out Of The Brooder

    We were sure our birds would love the seeds from a papaya. They hated them. Took one bite and shook their beaks off. They weren't interested in the fruit, either.
     
  8. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

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    If they can eat a mango seed, them is some BIG birds!
    You from Texas? [​IMG]
     
  9. crzychicken

    crzychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had never opened a Mango or papaya before they ate it all but the seed

    Can they eat Rye Bread ? I just got some for a $1 it's day old bread?
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2008
  10. bocboc

    bocboc New Egg

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    My girls wont eat papaya
     

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