Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?

can chickens eat strawberries

Chickens love a little variety in their diets and adding some leftover strawberries to their meal will make them a happy flock of chickens.

Strawberries are perfectly safe for your chickens, in moderation, of course. 

Why Feed Your Chickens Strawberries

Aside from the fact that it’s fun to feed your chickens treats from time to time, there’s also a slew of other benefits of feeding your chickens strawberries. 

Strawberries are Nutrient Rich

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Can Chickens Eat Celery?

can chickens eat celery

Chicken lovers can’t help but treat their chooks to something fun every once and awhile. We love to watch our flock happily gobble up any goodies we offer them. Whether it’s table scraps, worms, or commercial treats, we can’t help but adore our hens as they fight over the morsels we give them.

But have you ever given your chickens a special treat, and instead of scurrying about and chomping it down, they… [Read More]

Can Chickens Eat Avocados – The Answer Is Maybe

can chickens eat avocado

Chickens are hardy critters. They can handle a lot of different foods, and it’s safe to say that they often know exactly what they can and can’t eat

With that being said, Avacado is one fruit a chicken should not eat. 

Why Chickens Can’t Eat Avocado

In truth, there are parts of the avocado that a chicken can eat, and there are parts that are toxic and deadly to chickens.

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Chickens And Cold or Freezing Temperatures

chickens and freezing temperatures

Caring for chickens in the wintertime is perhaps one of the most important times to care for your hens. If you are new to raising chickens then you likely have a few questions and just how you go about this, and even if you have been raising chickens for a while there is still an opportunity to always learn something new. Below I will answer a few common questions about cold temperatures and… [Read More]

The Largest Chicken Breed

 Maybe you are just curious, or maybe you have in mind a nice, big chicken dinner or large eggs, either way knowing you have likely wondered at least once what the largest breed of chickens is. The answer is easy: The Jersey Giant is the largest chicken breed. There are many other large chicken breeds, for example, the Brahma, Cochin, and Orpington. You can find more information on all these… [Read More]