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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by bearz, Oct 10, 2008.

  1. bearz

    bearz Songster

    May 20, 2008
    I have a garden with marigolds and some other yellow flowers but I don't know what they are. One is white...dusty miller.

    Its about to freeze hard in the next week or so so I was thinking why not pull out the flowers and feed them to the chickens? Will they naturally avoid anything poisonous? The treat chart is pretty vague on flowers.
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Generally they do know what they can and can't eat. They can wipe out a garden or flower bed in no time if you turn them out. Not all marigolds are edible, some are poisonous to humans. How poisonous they are to chickens I don't know.

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