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Silly Question

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Cindyandal, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. Cindyandal

    Cindyandal Out Of The Brooder

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    Good Morning All,
    I know this is a silly question but can my chickens have a blueberry pie that we are not going to eat?
     
  2. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    I think so! Chickens can eat almost everything you can! [​IMG]
     
  3. grandmaof5

    grandmaof5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As a treat,* yes...but make sure you wipe their little faces...you know how blueberry stains.


    *Many people suggest a high sugar diet isn't good for hens, but mine have pies and cakes from time to time...only a little, though. Btw, why didnt' that pie get eaten by human-folks? [​IMG]
     
  4. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Yeah, why didn't you eat it? [​IMG]
     
  5. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I can't come up with any reason not to. There should not be anything in it in a quantity that would hurt them. Too much of a good thing is often not a good thing, but I don't see any "too much" of anything in there.

    I think from your signature you have about 20 chickens. The rule of thumb is to only give them enough treats that they can clean it up in 10 to 20 minutes and I'm not sure on the size of the pie. Maybe half one day and half the next?
     
  6. Cindyandal

    Cindyandal Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL......Guess it wasnt all that great. BF loves pie but not fruity ones. [​IMG]
     
  7. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I defrost frozen blue berries all the time and add them to yogurt and the morning treat thing but in a pie form I never gave it a try. They liked the fruit by itself.
     
  8. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've given mine various fruit pies I was given by friends for the chickens. They went crazy for them!
     
  9. dragonlair

    dragonlair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW...blueberries are very good for them, one of the highest levels of antioxidants.
     
  10. Cindyandal

    Cindyandal Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey All,
    Thanks for your responses.!! They loved it. [​IMG] Didnt give them too much.....saved a bit for another day.
     

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