Eating grass?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PrestonSloan08, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. PrestonSloan08

    PrestonSloan08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the silkies I just got have been gobbling down some grass? Why!?!? My other chickens don't eat grass or I don't ever see them do it! These silkies are crazy little boogers!! Are they supposed to eat grass?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm surprised your others don't. Mine all eat grass like they are mini-cows!
     
  3. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MIne eat grass constantly - they love it!
     
  4. jeanne25

    jeanne25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine love grass too!
     
  5. chikiwiki

    chikiwiki Out Of The Brooder

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    yep my love to eat grass too they cant have enough of it
     
  6. DeniseVasecka

    DeniseVasecka Out Of The Brooder

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    All my little bantums eat grass! The newer the better (tender is the name of the game!) [​IMG]
     
  7. RobLII

    RobLII Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine eat grass, leaves, flowers, etc, they love it!
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I had dh build a door to the outside in the run, just so I could free range to let them have their grass. Oh, the bugs too!
     
  9. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

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    Mine are feathered lawnmowers. [​IMG]
     
  10. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    All of my chickens eat grass - they love it.
     

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