Clover and wild strawberry?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gritsar, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Can the chicks have those? and at what age? Both grow in abundance all around the outside of the house. We don't use chemicals of any kind on our yard and these grow close to the house where my other animals don't tread. I don't want to feed them the wild berries, just the strawberry leaves.
     
  2. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens love, love, LOVE clover!! They about trample each other trying to get it when I pull some out of my front lawn to give it to them. I don't see any ill effects from it. Not sure about the wild strawberry, however...we're not as fortunate as you and don't have that available here. [​IMG]
     
  3. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I hate to tell ya, but we do have wild strawberries here. [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Well, being originally from NC, I was gonna say that...but I figured maybe catawba county was special or sumthin' [​IMG]
    hens, at what age can I start giving them just a little?
     
  5. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, I'm in Catawba County too. Maybe hensdeliver is in one of those special areas of Catawba. I don't think they'll hurt them. Just make sure they have grit available.
     
  6. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    My girls were not interested in any green stuff until they hit about 2 weeks...but they loved boiled and scrambled eggs at 3 or 4 days old. [​IMG]
     
  7. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine love clover and I have wild strawberries growing around my shed and they love the berries.
     

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