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Do chickens eat fleas?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN, Jun 13, 2017.


    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2011
    I was wondering if chickens eat fleas because we have indoor dogs and a cat and some outdoor cats and I haven't seen any fleas on them.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    If they can catch them they will eat them, but I wouldn't count on them for a flea infestation. My dogs have never had fleas, generally they need to catch them from other dogs, or cats as fleas are generally host specific.

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