Chinese Chestnuts?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DarkWolf, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nov 11, 2008
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    Just wondering if I can't toss some of these into the run for the chickens to peck at. No, they're not horse chestnuts, but the ones people eat. I've got three trees in the front which produce more than I can ever use.

    [the nut, not the husk]

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  2. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    my side yard is full of them (pain in my.....) but my chickens never touch them. I dont know if they are harmful or not though.
     
  3. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Foot?

    Been there... Done that... Darn hypodermics..

    Salright.. I didn't think they would mess with them much, but figured just incase I'd check and see if anyone had any experience. [​IMG]

    Those things are the reason why I bought one of these...

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    Gets 98% of them without issue.. Unless I run over them too much and push them into the dirt.. [​IMG]
     
  4. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    Id love to cut that tree down but its so big it shades my entire house and yard. My grandfather planted them, he liked to eat them. note to self - dont wear flip flops in the yard [​IMG]
     

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