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Green Pumpkin?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Chicks Galore3, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I was prepping several pumpkins for baking/pureeing/freezing today and one of them is a little green around the rind. I was wondering....could I give the whole thing to my chickens? Is it okay to feed an unripe pumpkin to my chickens?
     
  2. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Yes, I do it all the time. Some of my chickens don't like it though.
     
  3. KrisCVT

    KrisCVT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I fed one earlier today. Split it in half and threw them in with my 2 ducks and 5 hens. Later on all that was left was the rind.
     
  4. tmarsh83

    tmarsh83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't had a bit of pumpkin last longer than 10 days with only two hens in the run. My hens LOVE them. I just crack it open and they obliterate it in a matter of days. Both they've destroyed have been between volleyball and basketball sized.
     

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