Can you feed your chickens peanut shells?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sunny & the 5 egg layers, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you? I dont want to throw them away if our chickens can eat them.
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    They likely wouldn't eat them unless there's a lot of peanut fragments still inside. They're very fibrous and have little food value.
     
  3. Neil Grassbaugh

    Neil Grassbaugh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They make great litter. We used them for years until they becaqme too expensive for such use. I assume they found a better, more profitable, use for them. A little dusty when first put down.
     
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2011
  4. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine won't eat the shells but they love the nuts!!
     

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