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Bougainvillea plants! Are they toxic?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by djennings, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. djennings

    djennings Songster

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    I have a vine bougainvillea that I was wondering if it would hurt to plant next to run to cover their fence.
     

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    It is non toxic to chickens.
     
  3. flashover1969

    flashover1969 Chirping

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    Don't forget to consider the thorns on this plant. [​IMG]
     
  4. allieloveschickens

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    my chicken coop is under a bougainvillia, the girls love to eat the leaves, definitely non toxic- however since they like to eat it the lower half of the bush is a bit bare, so if it's a young plant you might want to block it off so the chickens don't destroy it.
     
  5. djennings

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    Thank you! [​IMG]
     

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