Can Chickens Eat Pineapple or Will it Make Them Sick?

Can chickens eat pineapple

I just witnessed one of my chickens pecking at a dead frog, proving once again that they’ll eat almost anything. Unfortunately, not all the foods chickens enjoy eating are particularly beneficial. Bananas, for instance, contain so much sugar that too many can cause unhealthy weight gain in your hens. The same goes for other fruits, … Read more

Can Chickens Eat Bananas ? (Going Bananas for Fruit)

chicken eating a banana

Chickens have a surprisingly diverse diet when given the opportunity. They’ll gobble up the most grotesque-looking grubs and insects, and gulp down an array of fruits and vegetables. As our banana trees are currently producing fruit as if there’s no tomorrow, I started wondering if I could share some of the excess with my chickens, … Read more

Can Chickens Eat Petunias? (Important Info!)

Can Chickens Eat Petunias

Free-ranging or wild hens often forage on insects, seeds, grass, and plant matter. Domestic chickens mostly eat poultry feed, grains, vegetables, and fruits.  Some chicken keepers also allow their birds to eat plants and flowers growing in their yards and gardens. However, it is important to know which flowers are safe for hens to eat. … Read more