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can they OD on grasses?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by rosegal, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. rosegal

    rosegal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cut weeds every day for my torts, and now for my chickens. And they go crazy for the clovers and oxalis, and various grasses I have planted for the torts. Can they eat too much of this stuff? They seem to prefer it to the feed pellets.
     
  2. tackyrama

    tackyrama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My flock is free range and eat anything as much as they want with no problems, even poison ivy. I think they are not like humans who will OD on almost anything if not watched. Watch how they do with the oxalis because it is so acidic.
     

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