Do chickens enjoy crickets?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Imakedo, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Imakedo

    Imakedo Out Of The Brooder

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    I was being slow about digging a post and came across an easy collection method. I had dug a 3-4' hole and left it overnight. Woke up and had 10-15 crickets trapped at the bottom. Place a bucket on a string at the bottom of the hole and you'd have an easy treat for your flock.
     
  2. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    My gals love crickets
     
  3. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens enjoy crickets, grasshoppers, snails(eaten whole, shell and all), frogs, various insects....[​IMG]
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    My chickens enjoy anything that can't outrun them.
     
  5. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's basically the point! [​IMG]
     
  6. mcjessen

    mcjessen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine enjoy them so much they steal the bag from me and run before I can get it open. LOL! They only get crickets once in a while as we have to buy them at Petco. Mealworms and crickets are the favorites here.
     
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2012

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