bird, chick, baby chicken @ Pixabay

Ever seen a chicken eating watermelon rind? It might sound like something you would see in a cartoon, but it is actually quite common. Chickens love the sweet taste of watermelon rind and they will often go out of their way to find them!

In this blog post, we will talk about how chickens are able to eat watermelon rinds, as well as some other benefits that come with feeding your chickens watermelons.

heart, watermelon, red @ Pixabay

Chickens can eat watermelon rind because it is sweet, making them crave the taste. The high amounts of sugar in watermelons make their eggs sweeter and more flavorful.

Watermelons are rich in lycopene which helps combat free radicals that lead to cancer and other diseases like heart disease or arthritis.

In conclusion: chickens love eating watermelon rinds!

I hope this blog post taught you some new information about how your backyard chickens might be able to benefit from a diet including watermelon! -Sarah Smith

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