Can ducks eat chives?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MegDaphneChuck, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. MegDaphneChuck

    MegDaphneChuck Just Hatched

    Jun 9, 2017
    I'm new to ducks, having three seven-week-old Anconas. I'm raising them organically, so I am feeding a lot of herbs from my own garden.

    I have a ton of chives growing in the garden, but I've read conflicting information about feeding them to ducks. I know they're in the onion family, but some sources say okay and others say definitely not.

    If chives are okay, can I feed the greens as well as the flowers?

  2. chickens really

    chickens really True BYC Addict

    I would not... While free ranging my Ducks avoid the Chives...
  3. Chevalia's feathered farm

    Chevalia's feathered farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2017
    My ducks are free ranging and love to eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Never heard of ducks eating chives, but I guess if they like them they will eat them. I think ducks know what to eat and whats good for them.
    Bills vs Beaks likes this.

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