Zucchini!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cheeptrick, Aug 25, 2007.

  1. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    They turned their beaks up at it...not pleased with me at all! [​IMG]
     
  2. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not surprised.
    My Ameraucana is so picky.
     
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  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Hmm, I gave my girls some leftover gilled zucchini the other night and they loved it!
     
  4. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny how some love something and others don't.
    Mine have always loved zuke. Someone even thought that's how I got green eggs. Heehee.
     
  5. mom23chicklets

    mom23chicklets Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine didn't eat the zucchini either, grilled for raw!
     
  6. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    grate it and sprinkle some chic starter or mash over it... birds are suspicious of anything new...
     
  7. Zenbirder

    Zenbirder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have discovered with zucchini, the bigger the better. They really prefer the seeds, but will eat the flesh as well. Let them get about 2 feet long and eight inches across, then try it [​IMG]
    Warning: be careful cutting them up when they get this big, the skin is TOUGH!
     
  8. cknmom

    cknmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made soome stuffed zucchini last week. I gave our chicken the seeds and scooped out stuff. We had some left over and I gave it to them. They gobbled it up!!
    Monica
     
  9. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    My zucchini has been on the ground and today I found a chipmunk eating it! Oh well...sprinkled the food on too! Big stinkers! [​IMG]
    And still NO Eggs for my 24 EE's -19 almost 20 week old chickens!
     
  10. greenmulberry

    greenmulberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give my chickens whole overgrown zuccini and they eat it right up. I don't make one slice into it, they have to do all the work!
     

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