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silly question... can a chicken eat wild apples?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickchicks, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. chickchicks

    chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello

    as you can see im asking a silly question

    there is a tree oposite my works that grows apples, no one uses the tree or eats from it.

    i have in the past but not this year.

    is it safe for my chickens to eat ?

    thanks
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    I would think so. Sometimes those apples are pretty sour though. You could just cut a few for them and see if they like them! If they don't like the taste, you'll know it! LOL
     
  3. chickchicks

    chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you !
    ill take some home tonight then see what happens

    i just bought a bag of nuts too to see if they like them, they deserve a treat after all the diruption they are having while i build thema run !
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    When I free range in the evenings first thing my chickens head for is the apple orchard to get their fill.
     
  5. chickchicks

    chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    liking the idea of this more and more

    thank you
     
  6. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My gals LOVE wild apples. I have a co-worker who brings them to me by the 5 gallon bucket. Every day they get about 20 to share between 15 birds.
     
  7. chickchicks

    chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wish i had that many chickens

    i only have 2 adults 3 babies at the moment !
     

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