Girls enjoying some watermelon!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by WillnGina, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. WillnGina

    WillnGina Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 2 Welsummers, 2 Jersey Giants, 1 Australorp and 1 Sex-Link all approx. 12 weeks old

     
  2. goldnchocolate

    goldnchocolate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are adorable and they sure look like they are enjoying that watermelon. Do they eat the white part, too? My mother engrained in my brain [​IMG] that I should never eat the white part so I'm not sure if it would give the chickens diarreaha also.

    This spring I tried hatching some wellsummers but none of that breed hatched [​IMG]. Well, there is always next year.
     
  3. WillnGina

    WillnGina Out Of The Brooder

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    They eat it down to about 1/4" left on the skin usually. The Welsummers are great birds so far, I can't wait til they start laying!
     
  4. GAGE

    GAGE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only thing I have found so far that rivals watermelon, is uncooked corn on the cob, our chickens love it!
     
  5. littlethorn

    littlethorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Mine love this too! I tie a cord around the stem part and hang it from the ceiling of the run just like people hang cabbages. They love to jump and peck at it.
     
  6. Carpe DiHen

    Carpe DiHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's so cute you left it on the plate! Presentation is so important! [​IMG]
     

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