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ALL weeds ok for chickens to eat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by lilybug524, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. lilybug524

    lilybug524 Out Of The Brooder

    May 9, 2011
    I live in AZ and was wonering if there are any types of weeds/plants that chickens can't eat? i've just been picking the weeds around our acre and putting them in their run until we can get a moveable pen for them to forage.
  2. acy0029

    acy0029 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2011
    I live in AZ also I notice that my chickens only eat certain weeds they pick and choose and since almost everything has spines or thorns they avoid the nasty ones.
  3. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    the South
    Don't have a clue about AZ. Back east there are weeds that will kill chickens and other animals. For example, cockel burr when it first come out will kill a chicken. There are others as well. I'd suggest you go to your Land Grant College's website and then do a search from there.

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