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Pumpkin Guts

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by dixie&trixie, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. dixie&trixie

    dixie&trixie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a stupid question but...

    Halloween is right around the corner so are pumpkin guts okay to give my girls?
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2010
  2. churchx3

    churchx3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Pumpkin and guts will be appreciated.
     
  3. gettinaclue

    gettinaclue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a HUGE pumpkin this year. Lots of guts and seeds and my 10 ladies went bonkers.
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    My birds will fight you for a pumpkin. Especially the guts.
     
  5. AlixS

    AlixS Out Of The Brooder

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    My chickens won't touch the pumpkin. Not even the seeds.
     
  6. MaggieRae

    MaggieRae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give my chickens one pumpkin a week while they're in stores. They're supposedly good at preventing worms, as well.
     
  7. pdxblossom

    pdxblossom Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls love pumpkin guts, but only if they are removed from the pumpkin entirely. They won't touch the pumpkin with a ten foot pole. In fact, they seem to like the pumpkin guts the best if I microwave them for a minute or so to partially cook them.
     
  8. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

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    Just don't treat the pumpkin with anything (somefolks spray/smear stuff on to keep the pumpkin from rotting so fast). Don't feed them areas that have wax etc. either.
     
  9. bigoakhunter

    bigoakhunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I take a shovel and chop a pumpkin in half and the girls love it. This time of year I give them at least one big one a week.
     
  10. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I left the one pumpkin I managed to grow as ornamentation near my coop and my guineas/chickens HACKED through it (it was not carved) and demolished the entire pumpkin, seeds and all. I could see peck marks in the few pieces they left - took only about two days for them to eat it all!
     

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