squash

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by canmanstl, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. canmanstl

    canmanstl New Egg

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    I have a butternut, and a spaghetti squash. Can I feed these to the chickens, and what about the rind? Do I need to cook them first? Will take all the advice I can get. Thank You.
     
  2. nab58

    nab58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can feed raw or cooked. Chop them lengthwise to expose the seeds. The chickens will eat the insides and leave the rind.
     
  3. canmanstl

    canmanstl New Egg

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    Thanks, will give it a try.
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens love squash. That's why they like Thanksgiving, left over pumpkin. I split them open and leave them for the chickens.

    Chris
     
  5. otisavy

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    I'm going to try some acorn squash on my flock tomorrow ..I'll see how they like it!
     
  6. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours enjoy lefted over cooked squash, have not tried raw.
     

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