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Feeding garden plants to chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by simondsrach, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. simondsrach

    simondsrach New Egg

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    My garden is spent but there is still a lot of vegetation that's green... watermelon plants green bean plants zucchini and tomatoe. Are these plants OK to rip up and throw to the girls
     
  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    Those are all fine. They will enjoy them!
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your directly ripping the plant from the ground there will be tomato plant leaves which are poisonous if consumed by a chicken
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    this is correct, sorry I misread and thought it just meant the fruits/vegetables.
     
  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its fine usually they don't eat it but rather be safe right.[​IMG]
     
  6. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    agreed
     
  7. simondsrach

    simondsrach New Egg

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    Thanks guys ... I avoided the tomatoes and they enjoyed the leaves from the redt
     

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