To roast or not

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by CaradineCousins, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. CaradineCousins

    CaradineCousins Chirping

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    When giving seeds from squash do you roast or can you feed uncooked seeds and membrane (stringy portions)

    Thanks guys
     
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  2. I think it would be fine either way.
     
  3. MillersFarm

    MillersFarm Easily distracted by Chickens

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    Uncooked is fine :) My chickens love them as treats~
     
  4. wyoDreamer

    wyoDreamer Crowing

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    I have a bunch of squash in the root cellar that we grew specifically to feed to the chickens through the winter. They love their squash raw! Especially spaghetti squash. I split the squash in half and they clean them out until little empty squash bowls (the rind portion) are left. After a day or 2 they will start eating those also.
    Leftover pumpkin puree from baking pumpkins for pie was a hit also.
     
  5. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    I feed mine squash innards raw. Same with melon seeds.
     
  6. CaradineCousins

    CaradineCousins Chirping

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    Ty I just gave it to them they loved it
     
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  7. cassie123

    cassie123 Crowing

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    THEY CAN HAVE IT BOTH WAYS!
     
  8. Abdalnassir

    Abdalnassir In the Brooder

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    uncooked is better, so the nutrients inside such as vitamins and protein will not be lost
     

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