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do chickens like box elder bugs??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rc4u, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. rc4u

    rc4u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well we have a lot of them here and haven't had a flock in a few yrs so just wondering...jeff
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    My chickens don't seem to like them...unfortunately. That or they got tired after the thousandth bug!!! They are EVERYWHERE.
     
  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Mine do not eat them either.
     
  4. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens do not like them, although I wish they would, as we have millions of Box elder bugs them in our yard! :D
     

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