5 week old BO's don't like earthworms

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by redoak, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    My 5 week old Buff Orpington's don't like earth worms. Is this normal, I always assumed chickens love earthworms. Though they literally eat everything else under the Sun. I'll turn logs and lumber over for them and they eat the slugs, snails, ants, spiders, larva, etc, but won't touch the earthworms, even the small ones. One even tried to eat a salamander today.
  2. HobbyChickener

    HobbyChickener Songster

    Jun 29, 2007
    central KY
    You just never know. There are ones here that grow dandalions just for their birds, but mine won't touch them and they are adults. Just like you and others and foods, some like it and some don't. I would worry about it to much.

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