Pineapple ok?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by emimiller8, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. emimiller8

    emimiller8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Pineapple ok to give hens?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I've given mine the peeled off edge of fresh pineapple - they seemed to like it. None died. [​IMG]
     
  3. mrsc1951

    mrsc1951 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have also given mine pineapple and they loved it. I wouldn't give them a large amount because, like citrus, it contains a fairly strong acid. That being said, I do occasionally give mine an orange or two - neighbor with an orange tree.
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We toss out the pineapple peelings and even one that got a bit too soft for our tastes. The flock went wild. But they do that for apple cores, peas and carrots, cucumbers, turkey. Not too discriminating, but they put on a great show. Mine won't eat citrus.

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