Cherries! cherries! cherries!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pixiechick, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a pic of how full our cherry tree is now. There to small for me to fool with but just right for chickens. Ya'll were right, they luv'em. Unfortunately, so do the birds, and they keep getting drunk and flying into the windows.[​IMG]
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  2. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Quote:Cherries make birds drunk?? [​IMG]

    Oh yeah, LOVELY TREE!! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2008
  3. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    That's a beautiful tree!
     
  4. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    We have almost another month until our cherry orchard comes even close to resembling that beauty [​IMG] Good looking tree! Are those Ranier?
     
  5. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I might be exagerating but when berries ( and maybe cherries?) get overripe, they start to ferment. The birds gorge on them and become intoxicated. Cedar waxwings are especially bad for this. Teach your chicks: "Hens don't let hens drink and fly!" Hee, hee![​IMG]
     
  6. pixiechick

    pixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea what kind they are. The tree was there when we moved in.[​IMG]
     
  7. Poppycock

    Poppycock Out Of The Brooder

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    I gave my 3 week old chicks small pieces of cherry tonight and they were in heaven! Some juice splashed on the sides of the watermelon box they are in and they pecked at it until it was gone:)
     

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