Berries for chicks

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by pastryman, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. pastryman

    pastryman Chirping

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    Hi
    Have anyone tried to feed their chickens (or quails/ducks) with scarlet firethorn berries, narrowleaf/slender firethorn berries or Beautyberries. Or seen them picking them themselves.

    I am thinking about planting them along my other berries.
     

  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Free Ranging

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    I am not familiar with those berries, but If you can eat them, I think OK for chickens as well. It is a natural item.
    WISHING YOU BEST. [​IMG]
     
  3. pastryman

    pastryman Chirping

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    Thank you cavemanrich.

    In Denmark beautyberries are considered poisonous. But I saw one man on youtube giving them to his chickens. Hard to tell if they ate them or not.
     

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