Watermelon Fun! (cute pics)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Bridget399, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. wendid1

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    My chickies ran from corn the other day. Can you believe that, corn. I tried to explain it to them but they were having no of it. I guess they only like their corn dried and ground in pellets.
     
  2. nwgirl

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    Adding watermelon to my chicken's grocery list [​IMG]
     
  3. Bridget399

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    Thanks for all the comments!! [​IMG] The silkies really know how to chow down! [​IMG]
    It's just me and my husband, so for me to buy a whole watermelon was kinda pointless. But now that we have chickens, I can buy lotsa things that I didn't want to before because I know it won't go to waste.
     
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    BTW, if you live near a produce stand (not a supermarket), go and ask if they have produce that they can't sell because it was dropped or bruised, or maybe they cut open a watermelon for a display. This is the only way I get produce for my girls. I won't spend money on it when I can get it for free.

    Yesterday DBF called me all excited: the produce stand next to his shop offered to give him as much as he could take. They said to bring a rubbermaid tote and they'll fill it with goodies for the chickens. We'll do that 2-3x/week and supplement it with their regular feed and (for the big girls) calcium.

    I see some free eggs going their way at some point. [​IMG]
     
  5. Bridget399

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    Quote:That is a wonderful idea! I hate wasting food (my waistline prooves it!) and the stand would prob otherwise throw it in the trash![​IMG] I bet your chickens LOVE it!!
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    They love it so much they get picky about what they want.

    Lettuce? nope
    Greens? nope
    Veggies? nope
    Strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon? yes yes YES!
     
  7. CaliWhiteGirl

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    That's so funny! My chickens like watermelon but are even crazier when given strawberries.[​IMG]
     

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