Is it bad to feed this to chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Ninjasquirrel, May 23, 2019.

  1. Ninjasquirrel

    Ninjasquirrel Songster

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    I was cleaning out my fridge and found a whole package of strawberries that no one ate. One of those situations "if I buy strawberries will you actually eat them?" "Yes of course" nope. I didnt want them to go to waste but a lot of them were moldy. I gave the mushy and unmoldy ones to my flock and composted the rest to be certain but is it ok to give them moldy fruits? I was just worried because of crop issues.
     
  2. Al Capon

    Al Capon Songster

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    If you have one moldy strawberry in a pack, more than likely all the fruit has mold spores on them. I wouldn't risk it, into the compost they go.
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    No mold.
     
  4. Ninjasquirrel

    Ninjasquirrel Songster

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    Thanks. I know for next time then to compost it all. As of right now they mostly get scraps for a treat.
     
  5. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    I had similar situation, I threw them ALL away because a couple were moldy.
     

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