Cherries?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Omelette, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. Omelette

    Omelette Out Of The Brooder

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    Could I feed my chickens cherries? I'm wondering if the pits would be a problem.

    Thx.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Cherries are fine. I have a wild plum tree and they eat them with no problem, pits and all.
     
  3. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2007
    ha!! my chickens LOVE cherries. we dont have a cherry tree but birds will sometimes drop them when going by our house. its like capture the flag except with a cherry, it is hilarious to watch
     
  4. Omelette

    Omelette Out Of The Brooder

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    They really liked the cherries and they LOVED the leftover oatbran cereal from breakfast. I put some on a pair of tongs and hung them in the run. They went wild!!! Looks like I'll be cooking for the chickens instead of the children [​IMG].
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    My chickens sometimes eat the marble sized cherries off this old tree whole. They have been fine.
     
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Mine love cherrys too.

    JUST REMEMBER CHERRYS STAIN!!! My leghorns looked like they had dried
    blood on them and you all should have seen the white fence. [​IMG]
     

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