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Old 11-30-2011, 03:06 PM
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Chestnuts??

I was wondering if I can give my birds chestnuts. I cant find information one way or another.
Does anyboby know if there safe? If so, do they have to be roasted or can they be offered raw??
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Old 11-30-2011, 07:15 PM
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Re: Chestnuts??

I was going to post the same question! I love them roasted and was wondering if tey would be alright.
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Old 11-30-2011, 08:07 PM
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Re: Chestnuts??

I have given my amazons raw chestnuts in the past with no ill affects, only 1 or 2 at a time. Don't know of any problem with chestnuts, but i would think raw is better than roasted.
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:19 PM
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Re: Chestnuts??

Thank you, I'll give it a try.
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