Peanut shells

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by banks, Apr 6, 2016.

  1. banks

    banks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are peanut shells beneficial to chickens? Harmful?
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    I doubt they can harm them, but I don't think they really have any nutritional value nor would I think the birds would have any inclination to eat them.
  3. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would avoid salted ones but if you can get the chickens to actually eat them they won't be harmful as a treat...

    They are 60 percent crude fiber, 25 percent cellulose, 8 percent water, 6 percent crude protein, 2 percent ash and 1 percent fat.

    All in all there are worse treats...

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