is cantaloupe rind (green lined) ok for chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by new&learning, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. new&learning

    new&learning Out Of The Brooder

    I have looked on the chicken treat chart and it doesnt say that the green part of the rind is ok....just want to make sure before I feed it to them. Does anyone know?
  2. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    Last summer I grew some cantaloupe. I would cut them in half & feed them seeds & all. They would eat them to the rind. Your good to give it to them. Its perfectly safe. I usually chilled them because the temps were so hot.
  3. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    That's the way mine eat watermelon, they leave only the thin outer dark green shell.
  4. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Yep mine too.

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