Feeding you chickens Worms?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by SteveBaz, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone feed their chickens Red Worms on a regular basis?

    If so how many do you feed them?

    Can they be fed Red Wigglers on a full time as food supplement to the feed?

    Live food is protein right?

    Are there better worms to feed the chickens?


    Just curious

    Steve
     
  2. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    I know people that feed their chickens worms, and of course they dig up their own when left to forage. I personally don't feed them worms (except freeze-dried mealworms) because worms carry worms, and I don't want to take any extra chances. This is just my personal opinion.
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:+1 we buy mealworms
     
  4. epeloquin

    epeloquin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls don't like worms, whether red wrigglers, dillies or night crawlers...they just don't eat them. Which is fine by me. That way I don't worry about gape worm. They eat just about everything else though.
     

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