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Accidental homemade dried worms

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by damselfish, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. damselfish

    damselfish Songster

    Mar 8, 2008
    Southwest Missouri
    OK, this is one of those gross yet funny things that I think my fellow chicken people will appreciate.

    We have a large enclosed concrete-floor patio outside the front door of our house. I have found that whenever I do a good seasonal sweeping of this porch, the chickens gather up outside the door to pick enthusiastically among the sweepings. I couldn't really figure out why until I looked a little closer.

    Being low to the ground, the floor often gets quite wet when it rains, and somehow or other we end up with a few earthworms on it. And what are the chickens out there snarfing down? Yup, naturally air-dried earthworms.

    Too bad there aren't more, I could probably sell them as gourmet chicken treats.

  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    :gig You should sprinkle some more on there!

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