Plum pits

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by BawkinOnTheBench, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. BawkinOnTheBench

    BawkinOnTheBench Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens found some plums that had fallen off the trees and at them - I know at least 2 of them got pits. The pits are about the size of a pumpkin seed and little thicker. Are the pits harmful?
     
  2. Omah09

    Omah09 Out Of The Brooder

    I have the same question: My neighbor just gave me a big bag of plums. Do I need to pit them???
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chickens will likely grind up the pits in the crop as they do with other seeds. As far as having a lot of plums, don't overdo it. Treats in moderation.

    Chris
     

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