Calendulum v.s. Marigold

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Carrie Lynn, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do chickens enjoy calendulum petals as much as marigold?
    I'd rather have calendulum in my small flower garden, and want to be able to offer flower heads to the hens.
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    I'd go with the Calendula if that's what you like.

    I would think the chickens would prefer it too - my logic here is it is less aromatic, so probably a milder flavor.
     

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