Celery??

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by GlitterKitty, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    I have a ton of celery my mom gave me to feed my chickens.... is it safe?
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yes, I give mine celery, usually the small ribs and leaves. I dice it up, don't know if the long strings might contribute to crop impaction. It's not their favorite, but they will eat it.

    Imp
     
  3. bgelber

    bgelber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck, my girls won't touch celery
     
  4. GlitterKitty

    GlitterKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    they loved it! I don't know what you guys are talking about! lol!
     
  5. bgelber

    bgelber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    guess I just have some picky girls, but then I already knew that [​IMG]
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If it's chopped, they gobble it down.

    It takes more for them and us to digest it than it's worth.

    Unless you are putting your birds on a diet.
     
  7. AlixS

    AlixS Out Of The Brooder

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    I usually just give my girls the leaves from the celery. They seem to like them.
     
  8. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    I give mine the leaves. I was told it didn't have much nutritional value so I don't bother giving them much.
     
  9. Orchid

    Orchid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
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    My chickens will eat anything and everything except celery. They turned their beaks up at it and ignored me for the rest of the day in protest. [​IMG]
     
  10. greenSearcher

    greenSearcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Won't touch the stuff, will eat everything else and leave the chopped celery and leaves behind, raw or cooked. I'd have to put it straight in the compost pile
     

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