Can my chickens have a

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by gaited horse, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

    Aug 14, 2008
    Fernley, NV
    Can my chickens have a taranula[sp] that was just killed?
     
  2. CHIC

    CHIC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see why not.. They might not like bc of the hair
     
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  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] Ewwww...I've read others talk about their chickens eating spiders. I don't know how much more venom a taran. has than a typical wolf spider??? Sorry, I'm no help, but I'm interested.... my guess is that they would be okay, but I'm such a "chicken" myself that I'd probably not allow it if possible to prevent it...
     
  4. ChookHappy

    ChookHappy Dances with Chickens

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    So how did it go? My ladies eat spiders all the time but I don't think we have tarantulas out here. Plenty of Black Widows though. They have no hesitation at all with moving things.
     
  5. gaited horse

    gaited horse Merry Christmas!

    Aug 14, 2008
    Fernley, NV
    My mom said not to feed it to them cu she did'nt want any venomin the eggs.
     
  6. ChookHappy

    ChookHappy Dances with Chickens

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    Hehe yea she might be onto something there.
     
  7. juliecox

    juliecox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think tarantulas are venomous, y'all ...
     

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