Fennel Bulbs and Fronds?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by luvmygurlz13, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. luvmygurlz13

    luvmygurlz13 New Egg

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    Can chickens eat fennel bulbs or just the fronds? Or both? Harvesting tons in my garden and if they can eat it I would love to share some with them.[​IMG]
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  2. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave mine a fennel bulb once. They stared at it and let it sit. The strong taste may turn them off.

    Generally, chickens will eat most any green tops. Just give them some and see what their reaction is.

    Chris
     
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have some in a bed near where they forage, only touch the stuff to get at the ground under it.
     
  4. TripleKFarm

    TripleKFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah I don't think anything that is out of your garden can really hurt them. usually chickens or any animals will know what's good for them and what isn't. so if they don't eat it then I remove it after a few hours. I normally take my clues from the birds...my birds usually won't turn down anything down from the garden.
     

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