pumpkins

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tav1, Nov 6, 2016.

  1. tav1

    tav1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine don't see pumpkins till this season hits , but i put a small one in the pen .....even split it in half with all the guts and there not even sniffing this thing , they might hit it later.
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    How old are these chickens? If they're chicks, they'll be very slow to try something new. If they're older chickens who've never seen a squash before, it shouldn't take too long for them to get excited about it. Especially the seeds should be speaking to them in short order.

    Make sure you've split the squash in two in order for the pulp and seeds to be completely accessible. By the way, a safe way to cut a large squash open is to use a hand saw, not a knife. It will prevent an unscheduled visit to the ER.
     
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    @azygous usually has great answers... and this is no exception. [​IMG]

    Mine got their first pumpkins 2 days ago, and still enjoying!

    Best wishes!
     
  4. tav1

    tav1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe they hit it......5 more pumpkins to go
     

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