Can chickens eat lizards?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kuntrychick, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been seeing a few lizards here and there. I'm not sure what kind they are or anything...sometimes a green one, sometimes a grayish looking one (or they're using that camouflaging technique they have or something). Anyway, I was wondering if you can feed them to the chickens. I know I've heard some are poisonous or something so I wanted to check.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. KDbeads

    KDbeads Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. osagebill88

    osagebill88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine pick off lizzards and frogs all the time.
     
  4. Capone

    Capone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep if they can catch it they can eat it lol
     
  5. kuntrychick

    kuntrychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I was talking about me catching it for them....LOL Spoiled chickens!
     
  6. lane-h

    lane-h Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 3 sons catch lizards all the time and feed them to the chicks.
    They love them. Usually the chicken that catches it first is not the one that eats it.
     
  7. Bookworm chick

    Bookworm chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should see what mine did with a toad that was in the wrong place at the wrong time. One had it by the front leg and the other had it by the hind leg. I hadn't realized how much a toad would stretch![​IMG]
     
  8. kyliekobe

    kyliekobe Out Of The Brooder

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    I use a small bamboo stick to kill/stun the lizards in my yard. Then feed them to my chickens! They love them!
     
  9. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    My chickens were eating newborn bunnies.

    Let's say I was not happy.
     
  10. saamladusi

    saamladusi Out Of The Brooder

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    I dont carch the lizards, because tgey eat bugs. But my cats catch them to play with them until they die or are injured. Then i feedto my chickens. Usually the firs chicken to grab it will carry it around smacking it on the ground for a while,then another will play tugof war and get it. I have seen my 8 week old swallow it whole!
     

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