melons

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by MSBG, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. MSBG

    MSBG Out Of The Brooder

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    can I feed watermelon and cantelope to my chickens?
     
  2. KandJsmama

    KandJsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I do, they love them.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Yep
     
  4. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cut them in half (or qtrs), freeze them and give it to them on really hot days....they love it
     
  5. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    I try to, but Fred, my mini horse beats them to it.
    The Piglet
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  6. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep. it's good for them. I have peafowl separated in several pens, what I do is slice them up like bread.. this way is also good in preventing them from getting flipped over on skin side up. They won't eat the outside skin.
     
  7. MSBG

    MSBG Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you all very much! I always worry about what they can eat, I don't want to make them sick.
     
  8. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] I try but my goats ALWAYS beat them to it, sometimes they get the leftovers!!

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  9. Jackie B.

    Jackie B. Paris Mtn. Eggs

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    Mine always go for the seeds and "goop" in the middle of the cateloupe. The seeds are slippery and they chase them all over the backyard. Uh hello, the good stuff is the meaty flesh, not the seeds!
     
  10. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Frame that picture, Hollywood! Wait, it is. [​IMG] GREAT picture! [​IMG]
     

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