Crab apples good for chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gmendoza, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. gmendoza

    gmendoza Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two crab apple trees in my front yard berring all sorts of red fruit.I was wondering...are they good for chickens???
     
  2. Berkshiremom

    Berkshiremom Out Of The Brooder

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    Me too! Will be watching for answer!
     
  3. rebecky1305

    rebecky1305 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And what about ducks too?
     
  4. ellieroo

    ellieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have had crab apples for yrs in pasture horses birds and chickens have munched on them no problem.Our one and only neighborhood squirrel will defy the dog to get to them! [​IMG]
     
  5. BlackBart

    BlackBart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens love apples/pears/plums.
    I never picked the crab apples off the tree last year and the Sumatras are flying up to the branches and knocking them off to eat them.
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Sounds kind of like a game you play at children's parties [​IMG]
     

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