Are Potatoes Poisonous?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by venymae, Dec 13, 2015.

  1. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    I read in a book that raw potatoes can kill your chickens. Is this true?!? I often throw kitchen scraps to the chickens and now I'm worried!
     
  2. Jesusfreak101

    Jesusfreak101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Green potatoe skins are not actual potatos several people give them to their birds with no problem.
     
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Regular non green raw potatoes are fine. The green shows the concentrated solinine in them and that is the poison. Stay away from the green ones and your good.
     

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