Do chickens eat fleas?

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

  1. EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN

    EEBLACKCOPPERMARAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    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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