Chickens ate the hydrangea

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LOLchick, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. LOLchick

    LOLchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone. I have (had till this morning) a hydrangea in the chicken run and did not know it was bad for the chickens. They have been eating quite a bit of it. What should I do. So far they still look okay. Anything I should or could do to prevent them from getting sick or WORSE, die?
    I did of course already removed the plant this morning.
    Thanks for the help. Just do worried now.
     
  2. beccaporter

    beccaporter Out Of The Brooder

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    Umm. I have a large hydrangea, it happens to be one of their favorite places to get out of the sun. I haven't had any problems, but maybe they're not eating it? No deaths or sickness.
     
  3. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    I haven't had any problems with the hydrangea in my garden.
     
  4. LOLchick

    LOLchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fancychooklady, do you know if they are eating the hydrangea. Mine definitely ate some of the leaves. Thanks
     
  5. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    I can see no evidence of them eating it. Mine are free range and will lay under the hydrangea .
     
  6. LOLchick

    LOLchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm happy to report my chickens are all still standing bright eye and feathery tailed. Hydrangea probably a lot happier in the front yard too where it can grow back to it's former glory ;) in peace.
    Reading up on chicken friendly plants to make it a happy place for all.
     

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