Citrus Trees

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by sbs, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. sbs

    sbs Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 7, 2008
    I have several citrus trees in my yard , grapefruit, lemon, orange , and an apricot tree. I would like to eventually free range my girls , are these fruits poisonous if the birds eat them?
  2. SandraChick

    SandraChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Neither my sister nor I have never had problems with free ranging chickens with fruit trees....except the time a couple of chickens decided that roosting in the trees was more fun than in the coop....took a while to break them of it!
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A lot of citrus is supposed to be not so good for chickens. I don't know why. I think you'd be OK as long as you didn't leave a lot of fruit or rotting fruit on the ground.


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