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Are Hops poisonous to chickens?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Lach Cnoc Farm, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. Lach Cnoc Farm

    Lach Cnoc Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    Western Washington
    I was planning on moving the coop to an area closer to the house but we have TONS of hops that grow there. Are they okay for the chickens to eat? They're vines and i know the chickens will get them sooner or later if i put it there.

    Thanks everyone.
  2. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Never heard this question on here before, got me curious now. Anyone ?
  3. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    Feeding Chickens Hops May Increase Health | Urban Chickens

    A recent study shows that feeding hops to chickens could prevent pathogenic bacteria from taking over in your chicken's gut. Apparently the bitter acid Lupulone, which is found in hops flowers, shows to be a viable option to antibiotic treatment for ... Re: Feeding Chickens Hops May Increase Health...
    urbanchickens.org/blog/feeding-chickens-hops-may-increa... urbanchickens.org/blog/feeding-chickens-hops-may-increase-health

    Found this , Hope it helps
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