The Watermelon Crawl!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Camelot Farms, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Ookay BYcers....lets see your chickens enjoying a tasty watermelon in this summer heat. [​IMG]

    Here's ours...

    This is Buri, one of our Icelandic Roosters basking in his own monster melon!
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    And here are our Silkie/Sizzle/Frizzles enjoying thier slice.
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    Now, lets see yours!
     
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, I didn't take pictures - but I wish I could have done so. I was given some "slightly old" watermelon quarters, left over from a BBQ party. Just the next day... and I put 'em out for the chickens. They'd never had watermelon before and they shied away from the big things.

    But later in the day, I saw one was nearly gone. And by the evening, both were down to rind. Obviously they were a big hit, after all!
     
  3. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed mine do that too, when they get something new they freak out and run away and then I come back later and it's always gone. [​IMG]
     
  4. Sorry, the only thing left is the rhines.

    Feed the flock this day and I did not even get a chance to go back to the house to get the camera. They just LUV the water melon !!!
     
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    My crew loves their fruit...they devour it too quickly to get pics most of the time. I shall try to get pics of them with it.
     
  6. cleoandtheo

    cleoandtheo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, my girls are crazy about watermelon -- but especially Abigail!
     
  7. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that's adorable!
     
  9. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to go get a watermelon now... I have my brooder tub flipped upside down and I'll use it to sit on when I go out into the coop (after scraping off the hens crusty indiscretions). I'll plop a lump of watermelon on it and see what they do!
     
  10. St-Hubert

    St-Hubert Chicken Convert

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