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 Tomatoes ?

Chicken pecking at a tomato on the ground.

Chickens are a resilient bunch who enjoy a much more diverse diet than their ancestors, the dinosaurs. While most dinosaurs restricted themselves to either meat or plant matter, chickens are omnivores that enjoy a bit of both. Chickens go bananas for fruit, have an impressive tolerance for jalapeños, and gobble down cantaloupe seeds like popcorn. … 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