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Do chickens eat snails?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Morgan7782, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    Just a question that popped into my head. Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Yes...that is how they get parasites sometimes. Like gapeworm(?) Someone will correct me if I am wrong...
     
  3. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens don't like them too much, but my ducks go crazy for them!!!
     
  4. Robin'sBrood

    Robin'sBrood Flock Mistress

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    Don't know about snails but mine won't eat slugs.
     
  5. obchix

    obchix Out Of The Brooder

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    Give mine a snail and you will see them run all over to try to keep it to themselves! Snails, slugs, grubs, worms, spiders, earwigs... pretty much everything! Glad the cat and dog can run away...
     
  6. Warthog

    Warthog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will eat much anything they can get their little beaks on, or at least mine do.[​IMG]
     
  7. Chicken Crazy12

    Chicken Crazy12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ours eat snails. Their fave would have to be tomatos, but when the garden isn't going they eat any little bugs or snails that cross their paths. LOL
     
  8. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Ours eat the small garden snails. When I find one, I yell "Crunchy snack Girls!" and they all run to get it first.
     
  9. flockof4

    flockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine eat snails and slugs.
     
  10. Chickenteacher

    Chickenteacher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine eat snails, slugs and even dog poop! Come to think of it, the dogs eat the chicken poop! It's a veritable circle of crap out there![​IMG]
     

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