Can they eat Strawberries???????

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  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I read the chicken treat chart but I didn't see strawberries listed. Can chickens eat strawberries? Someone gave me a crate full of strawberries and I wanted to give the strawberries to them but I didn't see it listed on the treat chart.
     
  2. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do. They love 'em.
     
  3. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Mine massacred my strawberry patch last year and every one of the fatties is still alive and hungrier than ever today, so I say it's probably alright for them to have. [​IMG]

    I just fed some strawberries to my chicks that are growing out right now, they went crazy for them. Remember though, always give treats in moderation, not as a food source.
     
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  4. the lone rhubarb

    the lone rhubarb Out Of The Brooder

    OH YEA!!!! Mine go insane when I give them some strawberry tops or some kinda
    old ones. [​IMG] But I will never feed them anything that is moldy [​IMG] Wanna have
    healthy, happy birdies!! [​IMG]
     
  5. flockof4

    flockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yeah, chickens love strawberries. No mold, though.
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Thanks for all of the responses. I just threw some out there and they went crazy. They loved them !
     
  7. JacksFlock

    JacksFlock Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a bunch of Checkerberries (Teaberries) that I was going to pick for the new chicks as a treat? Has anyone ever fed these to the chickens?
     
  8. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Yup. Mine are all red faced right now from eating the stems I cut off a bucket of them yesterday. [​IMG]
     
  9. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    lol @ red faced
     
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  10. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

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    Yep I give them all the time [​IMG]
     
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