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Do chickens eat snails?

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Just a question that popped into my head. Thanks smile

post #2 of 12

Yes...that is how they get parasites sometimes.  Like gapeworm(?)  Someone will correct me if I am wrong...

Laree 
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post #3 of 12

My chickens don't like them too much, but my ducks go crazy for them!!!

Jessica
3 dogs, 1 cat, 1 duck, 2 Australorps, many Bantam B/B/S Ameraucanas and 11 Bantam Lavender Ameraucana chickies
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post #4 of 12

Don't know about snails but mine won't eat slugs.

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post #5 of 12

Give mine a snail and you will see them run all over to try to keep it to themselves!  Snails, slugs, grubs, worms, spiders, earwigs... pretty much everything!  Glad the cat and dog can run away...

post #6 of 12

They will eat much anything they can get their little beaks on, or at least mine do.lol

Janet Gregory - Patchakan, Belize
Working hard on my Lil' Patch o' Kan
Mum to 3 dogs, 3 cats, 2 sheep, 4 goats and 4 chickens
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post #7 of 12

Ours eat snails. Their fave would have to be tomatos, but when the garden isn't going they eat any little bugs or snails that cross their paths. LOL

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Chickens: Bantam Cochins,Wheaten Marans, Mottled Ameraucanas 

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Coyote Night Acres

NPIP Certified

www.coyotenightacres.weebly.com

 

Ducks:Indian Runner Ducks, Silkie Ducks

Chickens: Bantam Cochins,Wheaten Marans, Mottled Ameraucanas 

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post #8 of 12

Ours eat the small garden snails.   When I find one, I yell "Crunchy snack Girls!" and they all run to get it first.

post #9 of 12

Mine eat snails and slugs.

post #10 of 12

Mine eat snails, slugs and even dog poop!  Come to think of it, the dogs eat the chicken poop!  It's a veritable circle of crap out there!lol

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