However, as long as you asked, yes, chickens eat apples. The seeds have some cyanide in them, but not enough to hurt a chicken. The fact of the matter is that chickens will eat just about anything.
Can apples make chickens sick?
They contain cyanide which disrupts the metabolic process. When ingested, it cuts off the oxygen supply to the cells. This is known as cyanide poisoning. If your chickens eat apple seeds, they are likely to have health complications.
Can chickens eat apples with skin?
Chickens love apples, and the skins and flesh are nutritious treats. Apples contain vitamins and minerals, as well as pectin and amino acids. There are a couple of fun ways to serve up apple treats to your flock….
How do chickens eat apples?
Hanging Apples – You can also wash and core whole apples and hang them in the run. The chickens will work on them slowly, enjoying pecking at them at they hang. So next time you buy a bag of apples, set a few aside for your chickens to enjoy!