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Do Chickens eat bees?

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

  1. Snaggy

    Snaggy New Egg

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    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!

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    Most likely it will be fine.
    Bees might eat your chicken feed and water.

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