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can they OD on grasses?

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

  1. rosegal

    rosegal Songster

    Dec 6, 2008
    Tustin, CA
    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 Songster

    Aug 14, 2008
    Central Minnesota USA
    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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