Fun time for me & The girls, but I have a ?......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dash Riprock, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. Dash Riprock

    Dash Riprock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine gave me a sack FULL of pomegranites(sp). I quartered a few and gave them to the herd. They had a blast and a massive "chase the posseser of the prize" game.

    I have read of the adverse effects of fruit relating to laying....is there any truth to this or is it just bunk? I don't want to screw them up, but they sure seem to love the pom's.
     
  2. eeiko321

    eeiko321 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont think its true...
    i basically give my chickens fruit every day as a treat and i get an egg a day from each.

    as long as u feed the egg laying pellets as their main diet, then i think they should continue to lay

    but i heard if the chickens are unhappy in thier mood...not laying eggs is a sign.
     
  3. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Hello! My chickens LOVE fruit! Watermelon is their ultimate favorite. [​IMG] Grapes come in a close second. [​IMG] I think the pomegrantes are fine. [​IMG]
     

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