Do Chickens eat bees?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Snaggy, May 6, 2016.

  1. Snaggy

    Snaggy Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 21, 2015
    I just put out 2 bee hives in the yard. I let my hens range a few days a week and eventually they are going to find the hives and could probably just stand at the entrance eating their fill. They do like their bugs too, if they find a beetle or caterpillar it's game on.
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Most likely it will be fine.
    Bees might eat your chicken feed and water.

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