Can Chickens Eat Avocados

Can Chickens Eat Avocados

Yes – but only in moderation and only the flesh of the fruit of an avocado can be eaten by a chicken according to scientists.

There are many people that claim chickens cannot eat avocados as well as it can affect their health and proper development but scientists disagree. The important thing to remember is that you do not overfeed avocado to your chicken and you only give the flesh.

Can Chickens Eat Avocado Skin?

No! They definitely cannot eat the skin of an avocado because it contains a substance called persin which in large quantities is toxic to chickens.

Can Chickens Eat Avocado Pits?

No! Again they cannot eat the pits of avocado because they contain persin which is toxic to them. As well the pits would cause a choking hazard to a chicken. Additionally the pit of an avocado is extremely hard and couldn’t be chewed as well.

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