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Creepy Crawly things

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by cottagechick, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it a general rule that if it is a bug, insect, worm, whatever, that the chickens can eat it. I have some sprouting seeds and I noticed one of the containers has tiny white wriggly things on top. I can only assume they are maggots of some kind. Should I let them chickens have ate them? Are there any creatures that I should keep my chickens from eating?
    Thanks,
    Julie
     
  2. djennings

    djennings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let the chickens at em, they will scarf up just about any kind of insect. [​IMG]
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maggots, or larvae of any kind, are like bonbons for chickens! And healthy too.
     

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