Figs anyone?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gritsar, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I've been meaning to post and ask whether it was okay for my chickens to have figs, but it's a little late now. When I was following them around out in the garden today I noticed some of the figs were getting ripe, so I decided why not?
    First time I've ever felt like I was being attacked by my chickens! [​IMG] So, ummmm...nevermind.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    ME! Me Me Me!!! I want figs!!!

    I'm sure the birds enjoyed them!
     
  3. eggsgalore

    eggsgalore Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine love them and they are still alive.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Gimme! I grew up eating homemade fig preserves. We used to hide under the humongous fig bushes on the side of the house as kids. Now, where I live, they just do not grow well, try as I might. [​IMG]
     
  5. lizard7

    lizard7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought some California figs at the grocery store. They were delicious but cost about .50 a piece! OUCH!
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:So what you're telling me is that my chickens just had a meal worth about five bucks? [​IMG]
     
  7. dalostshaker

    dalostshaker Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't get my kids to eat our figs so every year the "wild" birds and ants do....not this summer...my pullets loved them! [​IMG]
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would eat the figs before the chickens got them!

    I have 3 fig trees I planted last year. I am waiting with a watering mouth for them to produce buckets of fruit!
     

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