Can chickens eat Camellia Bushes?
There's a huge bush on the back of the house that needs to come down and I think it's Camellia. I would love to give it to my hens.
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UCDavis has good news on your camellia, dlfridie, but I'm not sure if you should consider it a food plant:
It isn't on the UCDavis "Toxic Plants" list.
But, camellia is on their "Safe Plants" list.
(Now, maybe you should make yourself sure that it is, in fact, a camellia. )
I have 4 camillia japonica bushes in my backyard. The chickens have never touched them except to hide under. I don't think they would eat them unless they were absolutely starving. FYI, camillia sinesis is what most regular tea is made out of.