Can chickens eat maggots?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bkreugar, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. bkreugar

    bkreugar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they can but DD is freaking because she just took the bag of chicken feed OUTof the trash can container (feed still in bag) and there were maggots at the bottom of the trash can.I am guessing a lttle bit of chicken feed got caught under the bag.Anyway I said big deal let them eat the maggots she thinks this would be TERRIBLE and is busy trying to get rid of the maggots in a place the chickens will not find them.So can they?
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SW Ont, Canada
    My chickena LOVE maggots. Good for them!! Less for me to deal with when I need to do a garbage run.
     
  3. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    MissPrissy said once that it was great Protein for them..... [​IMG]
     
  4. bkreugar

    bkreugar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THANK YOU!
     

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