are mums safe for a chicken to eat?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Jenikate, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Jenikate

    Jenikate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because mine just destroyed 2 large mum plants...cant find much on the web, but I know they can be bad to some animals.
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    My geese occasionally eat them and have always been okay afterwards.
     
  3. Lindsay1182

    Lindsay1182 Just Hatched

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    I just had the same thing happen. They all seem to have runny poo now.
     
  4. Chickassan

    Chickassan Overrun With Chickens

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    Chickens love mums, they aren't harmful to them. I get some for the girls every fall.
     
  5. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    The mum plant or flower is the source or the inspiration of both the Organic as well as the "Unnatural" pesticides Pyrethrin and Permethrin. Since both of these pesticides are safe for use on chickens I also expect that they are safe for chickens to eat.
     
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  6. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just make sure that the mums were not sprayed with pesticide
     

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