Fruit?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lat3dd3r, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. lat3dd3r

    lat3dd3r Just Hatched

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    We have some cherries that we got from the farmers market that are kind of getting squishy, can I feed them to my 3 month old chickens for a treat? Maybe put them in a frozen chicken-sickle with blue berries? What kinds of fruit can you not give a chicken?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    As far as I know, chickens will eat any fruit. I've heard avocado isn't good, but I don't know if it's true. Your chicks will adore the cherries and blue berries. Your chicks will think you're great!
     
  3. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure if this applies to chickens, but cherry pits aren't really safe for people to eat, so I'm wondering if they're ok for birds. You might want to pit the cherries first if you think the chickens might chew on the pits.

    I have tons of blackberry on my property so my birds are getting a handful of blackberries each day.
     

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